Pattan

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Pattan
TOWN
Pattan is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Pattan
Pattan
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°10′N 74°34′E / 34.17°N 74.57°E / 34.17; 74.57Coordinates: 34°10′N 74°34′E / 34.17°N 74.57°E / 34.17; 74.57
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Baramulla
Major Villages Palhallan, Hanjiwera, Nehalpora, Kongamdara, Singhpora and Shirpora
Area
 • Total 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,553 m (5,095 ft)
Population (census 2011)
 • Total 19,538
 • Density 23,280/km2 (60,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Urdu and Kashmiri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 193121

Pattan is a town and a municipal committee in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the largest tehsil of Baramulla district.Pattan Tehsil Headquarters is Pattan town, 2.5 km from village Hanjiwera from its south side. It is located 23 km towards East from District headquarters Baramulla. 29 km from State capital Srinagar, Jammu towards East.

Pattan Tehsil is bounded by Kralpora Tehsil towards west, Kunzer Tehsil towards South, Narbal Tehsil towards East, Beerwah Tehsil towards South. Sopore City, Baramula City, Srinagar City, Bandipore City are the nearby Cities to Pattan.

Pattan consist of 37 Villages and 37 Panchayats. It is in the 1578 m elevation(altitude). This Place is in the border of the Baramulla District and Budgam District. Budgam District Beerwah is South towards this place . Also it is in the Border of other district Ganderbal.

Gulmarg, Baramulla (Varahamula), Khilanmarg, Watlab, Srinagar are the nearby Important tourist destinations to see.

Geography[edit]

Pattan is located at 34°10′N 74°34′E / 34.17°N 74.57°E / 34.17; 74.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 1553 metres (5095 ft). Pattan is one of the historical capitals of Kashmir, nearly in the centre of the valley of paradise. Pattan tehsil has remains of four palaces including two in the municipal limits…

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Kashmiri is the Local Language here. Also People Speaks Gujari, Urdu, Hindi And Punjabi . Total population of Pattan Tehsil is 188,879 living in 23,826 Houses, Spread across total 37 villages and 37 panchayats . Males are 97,212 and Females are 91,667 Total 11,355 persons lives in town and 177,524 lives in Rural. In Pattan, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

College

Govt. Degree College Pattan, Al-Huda College of Education Pattan, SSM College of Engineering Parihaspora

Schools

New Era Public School Pattan, Little Buds Public School Pattan, Govt Higher Secondary School ( Pattan, Khore), Mohammadia Educational Institute Sherabad, Gous-ul-Azam Memorial High School, Kendriya Vidayala Public School Mirgund, Pioneer Institute of Education Hanjiwera, Light House Public School Hanjiwera,

How To Reach[edit]

By Rail

Pattan Railway Station, Mazhom Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to Pattan Tehsil. However Jammu-Tawi Railway Station is major railway station 184 km near to Pattan.

By Road

Pattan is connected both with the Srinagar city and Baramulla city by NH-1A on South and North sides respectively. It possesses a web of link roads which connect villages to the main Town. It provides a link road to Gulmarg via Mamoosa -Kunzer-Tangmarg-Gulmarg. Srinagar is about 27 km from the main Town. another link road connects Pattan through Sonim to Kunzer. this is the shortes and easiest way to reach Gulmarg. Sonim is a village equidistant (6 KMs) from Pattan and Kunzer.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pattan
  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.