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|— district —|
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|• Total||1,370 km2 (530 sq mi)|
|• Density||537/km2 (1,390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||1.13250283 ♂/♀|
Budgam district consists of 8 blocks: Beerwah, Nagam, Budgam, B.K.Pora, Khan Sahib, Khag, Narbal and Chadoora. Each block consists of a number of panchayats. Budgam district is subdivided into five tehsils: Charari Sharief Tehsil, Beerwah Tehsil, Budgam Tehsil, Chadoora Tehsil, and Khansahib Tehsil.
According to the 2011 census Badgam district has a population of 735,753, roughly equal to the nation of Guyana or the US state of Alaska, making it 494th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 537 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,390 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.18%. Badgam has a sex ratio of 883 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 57.98%., an increase from 39.54% in 2001. This is attributed to educational institutions in the district. There are 98 schools in Budgam, both private and public, 33 of which are Higher Secondary Schools. Budgam has one government degree college, near Pallar Village.
Budgam contains the only airport in Kashmir valley. The district's main tourist attractions are Doodhpathri, Yusmarg, Tosamaidan, Nilnag, Mt Tatakuti, and Pehjan. The revered shrine of Sheikh Noor-ud-din Wali can also be found in the Charari Sharief Tehsil of Budgam district.
Notable people 
Aga Syed Yusuf Al-Moosavi Al-Safavi is President of Jammu And Kashmir Anjuman Sharie shian. He is considered a moderate and has called for an end to violence in the region. He runs many charity programs, undertaking social reform and universal education.
Sir Syed Sani Mawlana Syed Ali Shah Bukhari (born 30 November 1914) also known as Sir Syed Kashmir and Mirwaiz (Mir-Head; Waiz-Priest), Musleh Milat, a religious and political leader from Jammu & Kashmir,was associated with politics, as a means of helping his area to come up in socio-economic developmental works. He founded Anjuman Mazhar ul Haq .He was a great moderate leader. He contested elections for Assembly twice in 1957 and 1977, once for constituency Beerwah and other for constituency Budgam one on behalf of National Conference (a political party in Kashmir) and one on behalf of Janata Party (a political party in capital New Delhi).   
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