About Yari Pora

Yari PoraYari Pora belongs to Kulgam district of Jammu & Kashmir. It is at a distance of 14 km away from its district Headquarters Kulgam, 77 km away from the Jammu & Kashmir summer capital Srinagar and 805 km away from the national capital Delhi.

Yari Pora is one of the seven important towns in Kulgam district. Urdu and Kashmiri are the most spoken languages of the city. The city is sited close to the banks of River Rimbiara at 30 km away towards its North and Vishaw River at 13.6 km away towards its East. The city also homes a police station which works efficiently on public safety and protection.

Yari Pora Police Station
Address: Balsoo Yaipora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232 

Geography of Yari Pora

Yari Pora is elevated at a height of 11 meters above sea level and it has its coordinates at 33° 43' 17.7960'' North latitude and 75° 0' 57.0348'' East longitude. The localities surrounding the city are Hum at 900 meters away, Kanjikul at 1 km away, Khanpora at 8 km away, Desand at 9 km away, Parigam Check at 8.9 km away and Traigam Devbugh at 1.3 km away.

The cities sited close to Yari Pora are Kulgam at 14 km away, Bijbehara at 29 km away, Banihal town at 35 km away and Awantipora at 47 km away. Districts nearby Yari Pora are Anantnag at 26 km away, Shopian at 26.4 km away and Pulwama at 63 km away. Summers are also very cold in Yari Pora.  Kashmir valley is sited 40 km away from the city.

Demography of Yari Pora

As per 2011 census Yari Pora city homes 2205 houses and has a total population of about 12123 out of which male constitutes 6043 and female constitutes 6080. The sex ratio in the city is 1006 female out of 1000 male. The children in the city between the age of 0 to 6 years old is 1745 that is nearly 14.39 % of the total city population. The child sex ratio in Yari Pora is 915 girls out of 1000 boys.  Both female sex ratio and child sex ratio in the city is very high than the average Jammu & Kashmir state female and child ratios of 889 and 862.

The literacy rate in the city is 66.73 % out of which male literacy rate constitutes 77.18 % and female literacy rate constitutes 56.50 %. Nearly 0.78 % of the total city population belongs to Schedule caste. About 5699 people of the total city population are employed out of which male constitutes 2882 and female constitutes 2817. Out of the total working population nearly 38.39 % are engaged in main work and 61.61 % are engaged in marginal work.

Tourist Places Nearby Yari Pora

Yari Pora is close to many tourist destinations like Achabal at 35 km away, Pulwama at 63 km away, Aharbal at 37.5 km away, Awantipora at 47 km away and Kokernag at 50 km away. 

Administration in Yari Pora

Yari Pora city constitutes a Municipal committee which constitutes 13 wards for which elections are held once in 5 years and 13 ward members are elected. From the 13 municipal committee ward members one ward member is chosen as the chairman of Yari Pora Municipal committee who heads the local body administration in Yari Pora and also responsible for revenue in the city. Yari Pora operates under Kashmir valley administrative division of Jammu & Kashmir.

Yari Pora is one of the three municipal towns under the Hum Shali Bugh assembly segment of Kulgam district. Yari Pora belongs to Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of Yari Pora is Shri Mehbooba Mufti. The city comes under Kulgam Assembly constituency and the current MLA of Yari Pora is Shri Mohmad Yousuf Rather.

Transportation in Yari Pora

The city has good roadway facilities that link Yari Pora with all the areas and localities within and outside its boundaries. Three major roadways run across Yari Pora that is Balsoo to Yaripora road, Yaripora to Frisat road and Kadder to Yaripora road. Yari Pora doesn’t own an airport or a railway station. The nearby airports from the city are Awantipur air force station at 18 km away and Sheikh Ul Alam airport at 37 km away from the city.

Railway stations sited nearby the city are the Anantnag railway station at 22 km away and Sadura railway station at 30 km away. However Srinagar railway station is the nearby major railway station from Yari Pora located at a distance of 70 km away from the city. The city has good local transportation facilities. The Chinar Sumo Stand is a popular taxi stand in the city which operates cabs for tours and travels.

Chinar Sumo Stand
Address: Kadder Yaripora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232

Shrines in Yari Pora

The city is famous for its shrines that invite huge number of devotees from in and around Yari Pora.

Here is the detailed list of shrines in the city.
 
Masjid Darus-Salaam

Address: Kadder Yaripora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232
 
Jamia Masjid
Address: Kadder Yaripora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir -192232
 
Masjid Bilal
Address: Kadder Yaripora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232
 
Hanafi Masjid
Address: Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232
 
Ahle Hadees Masjid
Address: Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232

Hospital in Yari Pora

Yari Pora is the health capital of Hum Shali Bugh assembly segment which homes the government hospital and many other health care centers. 

Government Hospital
Address: Balsoo Yaipora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir -192232

Regional Passport Office for Yari Pora

Srinagar passport office acts as the regional passport office for Yari Pora jurisdiction where citizens of Yari Pora applies and gets their travel passports.

Srinagar Passport Office
Address: Boulevard Road
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir-190001
Phone no.: 0194-2451193, 2451203, 2451401

Banks in Yari Pora

The Jammu & Kashmir bank in the city offers loans and saving deposits in various categories to the locals in the city.

Jammu &Kashmir Bank
Address: Balsoo Yaipora Road
Yari Pora, Jammu and Kashmir- 192232

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