Nowshera, Srinagar

Nowshera is the notified area in the municipal committee of Srinagar, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the oldest resedential places in Srinagar founded by Zain-ul-Abidin. It is located about 9.9 km towards North from the commercial center of Kashmir.[3][4]

Nowshera is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Nowshera is located in India
Nowshera (India)
Coordinates: 34°07′48″N 74°48′19″E / 34.129977°N 74.805308°ECoordinates: 34°07′48″N 74°48′19″E / 34.129977°N 74.805308°E
DistrictSrinagar district
1,592 m (5,223 ft)
 • OfficialUrdu, Kashmiri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Distance from Delhi857 kilometres (533 mi)[1]
Distance from Mumbai2,182.4 kilometres (1,356.1 mi)[2]


The history of Nowshera dates back to the time of Zainul Abideen who established and settled the area as the capital of Kashmir Valley.[5] The ruins of that capital city can be still traced today. Most of the residential places are quite old fashioned and date back to the time when people at the first place settled here similar to one's in Downtown Srinagar.


Nowshera is located 34°07′48″N 74°48′19″E / 34.129977°N 74.805308°E 9.9 km towards North from District headquarters in Srinagar. The area is bounded by Soura towards North, Zadibal towards South, Lal Bazar towards East and Zanimar towards West.[6]

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  1. ^ "distance between Nowshera and New Delhi". Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  2. ^ "distance between Nowshera and Mumbai". Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ "". Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  4. ^ "google maps". Retrieved 12 December 2014.
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