Gil Sar

Gil Sar is a freshwater lake in highly deteriorated condition, located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The lake is sometimes considered a part of the Khushal Sar lake but is separated from it by a narrow strait, which is spanned by a bridge known as Gil Kadal. The Gilsar lake is connected to the Nigeen lake via the Nallah Amir Khan.[1][2]

Gil Sar
Gil Sar
A view of the Gil Sar from its Southern End near Gil Kadal
LocationSrinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates34°07′22″N 74°48′11″E / 34.12278°N 74.80306°ECoordinates: 34°07′22″N 74°48′11″E / 34.12278°N 74.80306°E
Primary outflowsNarrow strait connecting to Khushal Sar
Basin countriesIndia
Max. length~0.6 km (2,000 ft)
Max. width~0.2 km (660 ft)
Surface elevation1,582 m (5,190 ft)


  1. ^ "Gilsar battles for survival". 18 November 2013. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 21 March 2015.
  2. ^ Kak, A. Majeed (26 October 2013). "Khushal Sar Breathing its last". Greater Kashmir. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
Doru Shahabad

Doru Shahabad (also written as Dooru Shahabad or only Doru) is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also known as historical township in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. Doru shahabad has been known as a place of intelligentia where great scholars like Mehmood shah Gami, Rasul Mir shahabadi, were borne who contributed to the literature and culture of kashmir. In present times shahabad has produced chief minister like syed mir qasim and many other politicians, beuracrates and some leading agricultural scientists.

List of lakes of India

This is a list of notable lakes in India.

Nigeen Lake

Nigeen Lake (alternatively spelled as Nageen Lake) is a mildly eutrophic lake located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is sometimes considered a part of the Dal lake and is connected to it via a narrow strait. It is also connected to the Khushal Sar and Gil Sar lakes via a channel known as Nallah Amir Khan.

Poonch River

The Poonch River (also known as Punch River, Punch Tohi, Tohi of Punch) is a tributary of the Jhelum River flowing through Jammu and Kashmir, India and Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Pakistan.


Srinagar ( (listen)) is the largest city and the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It lies in the Kashmir Valley on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus, and Dal and Anchar lakes. The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dried fruits. It is the northernmost city of India with over 1 million people.

Uri, Jammu and Kashmir

Uri is a town and a tehsil in the Baramulla district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Uri is located on the left bank of the Jhelum River, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the Line of Control with Pakistan.

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Hydrography of surrounding areas
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Mughal gardens
See also

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