Kokernag is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Koker means ‘fowl’ and nag means ‘serpent’. The spring gushes out of the base of a thickly wooded hill from where it divides into channels, which resembles to the claw-foot of a hen, hence its name. Kokernag is at the height of(approx.)2000 mts from sea level.
|Area||Kokernag had a population of 4858. Males constitute 68% of the population and females 32%. Kukernag has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 33%. In Kukernag, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age|
|Languages spoken||Kashmiri, urdu, Hindi, English|