Akhnoor is an archeological site and Municipal Committee in Jammu district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India. It is located at a distance of 28 km from Jammu, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The town is located on the banks of the Chenab River. The Akhnoor is divided into three Administrative Sub-Divisions - Akhnoor, Chowki Choura & Khour; Seven Tehsils - Akhnoor Khaas, Chowki Choura, Maira Mandrian, Jourian, Kharah Balli, Khour & Pargwal. Akhnoor is also divided into three Education Zones of Akhnoor, Khour & Chowki Choura.
Akhnoor is located at 32.87°N 74.73°E. It has an average elevation of 301 metres (988 ft). Akhnoor is located at the right bank of the mighty Chenab. Chenab enters plains at Kathar (Khadhandhara Valley) in Maira Mandrian Tehsil of Akhnoor. On the north and east, the Shiwaliks, Kali Dhar and Trikuta range surround it. Akhnoor lies on (Mughal Road) Jammu-Poonch National Highway about 28 km away from Jammu. It connects with Rajouri District on North, Reasi District on East & Chamb Tehsil (Azad Jammu Kashmir Area) on west.
Hindu 92.37%, Muslim 2.70%, Christian 2.38%,
Some of the main tourist attractions are:
Sumah Devta: A Classical Dogra Shrine
Jia Pota Ghat
Akhnoor and Indus Valley Civilization
The historical sites of Ambaran - Akhnoor