Elevation 1,810 m
|State Jammu and Kashmir|
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 1942418
Area code 1942418
|Weather 2°C, Wind SW at 3 km/h, 97% Humidity|
Kangan is a town and a notified area committee in Ganderbal district, of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated across the Nallah Sindh and spread over a 50 km long gorge valley.
Kangan is located at 34.16°N 74.55°E / 34.16; 74.55. It has an average elevation of 1,810 metres (5,940 ft) above mean sea level.
As of 2001 India census, Kangan had a population of 94874 Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kangan has an average literacy rate of 32.22% lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 42.67%, and female literacy is 20.47%.