Tehsils in Kargil district:

About Kargil district:

Kargil is a district in Jammu and Kashmir state, India. The total area of the district is 14,036 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 143388 living in houses, among them male population is 80791 and female population is 62597. Sex ratio of the district is 810 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 71.34%.

Kargil district vehicle registration code is JK 07. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kargil.

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1to 100 units = Rs.1.54 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.2.00 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.3.00 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.3.20 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Lohri, Baisakhi, Navaratri, ramnavami, Maha Shivaratri, Diwali, Chaitre Chaudash , Basant Panchami and Ramzan are the major festivals celebrated in Kargil district.

Kargil Cuisine:

Rogan Josh, Yakhni, Dum Olav, Matschgand, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Aab Gosht, Goshtaba, Modur Pulav, Lyodur Tschaman, Momos, Thukpa, Skyu, Khambir, Paba and Tangdur, Thenthuk, Morel, Palov, Madra, Oria, Maani, Khameera, Katha Meat, Shasha, Kasrod, Timru-di-Chatni,Shiri Pulav, Mitha Bhat are few of the many varieties of Kargil.

Top tourist places in Kargil:

Places of interest in Kargil:

Drass War Memorial, Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Mulbekh Monastery, Suru Valley, Rangdum Monastery, Phuktal Monastery, Karste River, Shargole Monastery, Nakpochu Valley, Karste Valley, Cave Monastery are the major tourist attractions of the district.


Rice, maize, wheat, pulses, fodder, oil seeds, potato and barley are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Kargil district:

Insurance Companies in Kargil:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kargil:

Blood banks in Kargil:

  • District Hospital, Kargil Ladakh Kashmir Division ,District Hospital, Kargil Ladakh Kashmir Division, Jammu & Kashmir

Trading companies in Kargil:

Hotels in Kargil:

  • Hotel Greenland Kargil,Changchik, Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194103
  • Saqi Hotel & Restaurant,Baroo Colony, Near DC Office Baroo, Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194103
  • Hotel Rangyul,Near District Sessions Court, NH301, Baroo, Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194103
  • Baru-La Hotel, Baroo Khanka Rd, Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194105
  • Hotel Caravan Sarai Kargil, Thang, Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir 194103
  • Royal Inn Hotel, Zamstiang, Jammu and Kashmir 194103
  • Hotel Royal Gasho,Near Tourist Facilitation Center, Bemathang, Baroo, kargil Leh Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir 194105
  • Hotel Royal Gasho, Kargil,Bemathang, Baroo, Kargil, 194103
  • Hotel Suru View,biamathang. kargil ladakh

Theatres in Kargil district:


Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Kargil 86461 49431 37030
Sanku 40548 21346 19202
Zanskar 13793 7008 6785
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 HDFC Bank 1
2 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 11
3 State Bank Of India 5