Doda is a district of state of Jammu and Kashmir.Its comes in the Jammu region. District headquarters is Doda.
Geography of Doda
Doda district is bounded on north side by Anantnag District of Kashmir Division, on North-East side by District Kishtwar, while south-west and south side are bounded by the Districts of Udhampur, Kathua and Chamba area of Himachal Pradesh. On its west is District Ramban. Doda district covers the 11,691 Sq. Kms area.
From east and south-east is Leh District There are most famous mountain peaks in District Doda like Nunkun, Marble Pass on the Suru Border which rise to a height of 2300 ft.above sea level.
Main Rivers : Chenab is the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Doda city : 32 degree-53’ and 34 degree 21’ north
Longitude of Doda city : 75 degree-1' and 76 degree-47' east
About Doda District
The district derived its name from its district headquarters Doda. It is the third largest district in Jammu and Kashmir after Leh and Kargil. Doda District has good potential for tourism including piligrim and adventure.
Minerals Found in Doda District
Lead, mica, gypsum, manganese, marble, graphite and copper are the main minerals that found in this district.
Culture of Doda District
Doda has a rich and heritage culture and it is also popular for its age-old traditions of secularism and the spirit of tolerance, which have been since times immemorial, binding the people together. Dogri, Bhadarwahi, Pogli,Paddri, Kishtwari,Siraji, Punjabi etc are the languages being spoken here in different areas.
Sub Divisions of Doda District
Tehsils in Doda District
In Doda there are 4 Tehsils
Blocks in Doda District
In Doda there are 8 Blocks
Cities and Towns in Doda District
Tourist Place in Doda District
Religious Places in Doda District
Gupt Ganga and Vasukinag
Vasuki Nag Temple at Bhadarwah
Major Crops of Doda District
Maize, wheat, paddy and pulses are the main crops cultivated. Rice is the staple food of the people.