is the largest town and administrative centre of Zanskar
tehsil of Kargil
district in the state of Jammu
India. It is 240km away from Kargil
The population is about 1,000 people.The traditional heart of the village is below the gompa where two large chortens stand above old buildings. A road was constructed in 1980 from Kargil
across Pensi La.
has several hotels and restaurants meant for tourists.
has a post office, internet cafes and telephone booths
is in the centre of Zanskar
. has an average elevation of 3,669 metres (12,037 feet). There are several small villages around
is largely inhabited by people of Tibetan descent who follow Tibetan Buddhism, but there is a sizable Muslim minority (accounting for 40% of the towns population), mainly Balti, who have been present in
since the 17th century. A mosque was built in
in recent years to cater the local Muslim population.
Valley is a valley of the Zanskar
region in the state of Ladakh in Jammu
in northern India. The Doda River flows through the valley from its source at the Drang Drung glacier of the Pensi La.
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