Ganderbal District

Population: 297,003 (2011)

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi

Headquarters: Ganderbal


Date of Formation: Ganderbal District was carved out of Srinagar District in April 2007.

Area: 258 square kilometers

Density of Population: 1151 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 59.99 % - Male: 70.74 %, Female: 47.62 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:869


Boundaries of Ganderbal District


North: Bandipora District, Jammu and Kashmir

South: Srinagar District and Anantnag District, Jammu and Kashmir

East: Kargil District, Jammu and Kashmir

West: Baramulla District, Jammu and Kashmir


Ganderbal District Average Rainfall: 794 mm

Ganderbal District Average Temperature in Summer: 20 deg C

Ganderbal District Average Temperature in Winter: 1 deg C





Major Rivers: River Neelum, Nallah Sindh River

Tehsils: Ganderbal, Kangan, Lar

Blocks: Ganderbal, Kangan, Lar, Wakoora

Assembly Constituencies: Kangan, Ganderbal

Lakes: Vishansar Lake, Gadsar Lake, Mansabal Lake, Gangabal Lake


Ganderbal District Nearby Attractions


1. Sonamarg

2. Manasbal Lake

3. Harmukh

4. Gangabal Lake

5. Naranag Temple

6. Kheer Bhawani


Ganderbal District Facts: The Manasbal Lake here is one of the largest natural stamping grounds of many varieties of aquatic birds found in the state. Hence this is known as the Supreme Gem of Kashmir Lakes.           


Major Educational Institutions: Central University of Kashmir, SKUAST Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST Faculty of Forestry, Government Degree College, Sainik School, Dream Land School, Qamria Higher Secondary School, Vijay Memorial School


What is Ganderbal District Famous For: Manasbal Lake and Mughal Garden


Famous People From Ganderbal District: Mian Bashir Ahmed


Ganderbal District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012