Doda is a town and a notified area committee in Doda district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Doda is a district in eastern part of Jammu region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the third largest district in Jammu and Kashmir after Leh and Kargil. Doda acquired the status of a district when it was carved out of the erstwhile district of Udhampur in 1948. Lying in the middle and outer Himalayan ranges, the district has mostly a hilly terrain. In view of its vastness and due to the inconvenience faced by people living in its far-flung areas and for making the whole area administratively manageable, the State Government, in July, 2006, trifurcated the district into the districts namely Doda, Ramban and Kishtwar.
The district is surrounded by Anantnag district of Kashmir Division on its north, Kishtwar district in the northeast, Chamba area of Himachal Pradesh in the south, Kathua district in the south, Udhampur district in the southwest and Ramban district in the west. Some of the important neighbourhoods are Nagri, Akramabad, Sah Mohallah, Faridya Mohallah, Mughal Road (New Hospital Road), Bharath Road, Bus stand, Tondwah, Khalil Abad, Nai Basti, etc.