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Surankote is a small village, situated on the banks of Suran River, in Poonch District of Jammu and Kashmir. It was formerly known as Sawernik. A big fort called the Kote, built in the year 1036, changed to its present name of Surankote.

Surankote has a charming valley enclosed by the snow clad peaks and is popularly called 'Pahalgam of Poonch'. Noori Chanb Waterfall is a major attraction here.

The major town close to the village is Poonch, located about 250 km north-west of Jammu.

Updated on 21st September, 2005
District: Poonch
Location: Poonch    


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