Badgam

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This article is about the municipality in India. For its namesake district, see Budgam district.
Budgam
town
Budgam is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Budgam
Budgam
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°01′04″N 74°43′11″E / 34.017823°N 74.7197°E / 34.017823; 74.7197Coordinates: 34°01′04″N 74°43′11″E / 34.017823°N 74.7197°E / 34.017823; 74.7197
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Budgam
Elevation 1,610 m (5,280 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 753,745
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website budgam.nic.in

Budgam is a town and a notified area committee in Budgam district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India.

Geography[edit]

Budgam is located at 34°01′04″N 74°43′11″E / 34.017823°N 74.7197°E / 34.017823; 74.7197.[1] It has an average elevation of 1610 metres.

Tehsils of Budgam[edit]

Transport[edit]

Budgam has a station on the Kashmir Railway line called Rajwansher station.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Budgam had a population of 15,932. Males constitute 69% of the population and females 31%. Budgam has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 81% of the males and 19% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Budgam
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
4%
Muslims
  
95%
sikhs
  
0.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Budgam
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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