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Zazna

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Village
Zazna
Zazna
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Zazna
Zazna
Zazna (India)
Coordinates: 34°13′50″N 74°41′10″E / 34.2306°N 74.6861°E / 34.2306; 74.6861Coordinates: 34°13′50″N 74°41′10″E / 34.2306°N 74.6861°E / 34.2306; 74.6861
Country India
Union territoryJammu and Kashmir
DistrictGanderbal
Population
 • Total1,700
Languages
 • OfficialKashmiri, Urdu, Hindi, Dogri, English[1][2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Zazna is a village in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The village provides a number of apple varieties, including 'Delicious' and 'American'. Zazna is somewhat between a village and a town, and is located on the Srinagar-Leh highway equidistant from Srinagar and Kangan, being nearly 25 away from both. The literacy rate of village is 100%. There is a fruit and vegetable Mandi in Zazna, where people from many local areas sell their fruits. There is also a sports ground which is suitable for cricket, football, and volleyball. Agriculture is the main source of economy and it shares 90% of total income. The major part of income comes from apples and other fruits such as cherries, pears and walnut. On one side of Zazna are high mountains which serve as grasslands for cattle grazing.

References

  1. ^ "The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020" (PDF). The Gazette of India. 27 September 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Parliament passes JK Official Languages Bill, 2020". Rising Kashmir. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 30 May 2021.