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Keran (Urdu: کیرن ‎) is a village and tourist resort in Neelam Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located 95 kilometers (59 mi) from Muzaffarabad on the bank of Neelam River at the altitude of 1,524 meters (5,000 ft). Neelam village is 2.5 kilometers (1.6 mi) away from here.[1][2] The adjacent village on the other side of the Neelum river in Indian Kashmir is also known as Keran.

Keran
کیرن
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Keran کیرن is located in Pakistan
Keran کیرن
Keran
کیرن
Coordinates: 34°39′55″N 73°57′12″E / 34.6653°N 73.9533°E / 34.6653; 73.9533Coordinates: 34°39′55″N 73°57′12″E / 34.6653°N 73.9533°E / 34.6653; 73.9533
Country Pakistan
Elevation
1,524 m (5,000 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu
Time zonePST
Websitewww.ajktourism.gov.pk
LOC marked by Neelum River, Keran, AJK
A school on the Indian side of Keran, J&K.
Indian side of Keran.
Gujjar nomads with their sheep at Keran, AJK.

Keran is accessible by Neelam valley road, and is located 93 km from Muzaffarabad.

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  1. ^ "Keran Neelum valley". AJK Tours. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Keran - Neelum Valley". valleytrackers.com. Retrieved 11 May 2013.