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Zangla is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Kargil
Named for Zangla fort
 • Body Sarpanch
Elevation 3,931 m (12,897 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 400
 • Official Bhoti
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Zangla is a place in Zanskar tehsil of Kargil district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located 32 km from Padum. The town is the nodal point on the popular Padum-Strongdey-Zangla-Karsha-Padum round trip. Zangla Monastery is located on a hill top right side to village at a distance of one km belief of 11th century.


Zangla is located at ,[1] and has an average elevation of 3,931 metres (12,897 feet).


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Zangla
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