Pulwama district

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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Pulwama.
Pulwama district
District
Pulwama District shown within Jammu & Kashmir state
Pulwama District shown within Jammu & Kashmir state
Pulwama district is located in India
Pulwama district
Pulwama district
Location within India
Coordinates: 33°52′25″N 74°53′56″E / 33.873538°N 74.899019°E / 33.873538; 74.899019Coordinates: 33°52′25″N 74°53′56″E / 33.873538°N 74.899019°E / 33.873538; 74.899019
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
Headquarters Pulwama
Area
 • Total 1,398 km2 (540 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 649,000
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Literacy 47.76%
Website http://pulwama.nic.in

Pulwama is a district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Administration[edit]

Pulwama district has four tehsils:[1]

This district consists of five development blocks: Tral, Keller, Pampore, Pulwama and Kakapora.[2] Each block consists of a number of panchayats.

Politics[edit]

Pulwama District has four assembly constituencies: Tral, Pampore, Pulwama and Rajpora.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Pulwama district has a population of 570,060,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Solomon Islands[5] or the US state of Wyoming.[6] This gives it a ranking of 535th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 598 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,550/sq mi) .[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 29.18%.[4] Pulwama has a sex ratio of 913 females for every 1000 males,[4] lower than the national average of 940, and a literacy rate of 65%.,[4] slightly higher than the national average of 64.3%.

Schools[edit]

  • Morning Star Public High School Karimabad Pulwama
  • Govt Boys M.M. Higher Secondary Institute Pulwama
  • Govt Girls Higher Secondary Institute Pulwama
  • Govt Women College Pulwama
  • Govt High School Karimabad
  • Govt Girls Middle School Karimabad
  • M.M.E.T High School Pulwama
  • MEI Pampore
  • Modern Public School Achan
  • Govt Degree College Pulwama
  • National Institute of Education and Training (NIET)
  • Lyceum International School
  • Dolphin International School
  • Holy Mission Secondary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://pulwama.nic.in/profiles.htm
  2. ^ Statement showing the number of blocks in respect of 22 Districts of Jammu and Kashmir State including newly Created Districts dated 2008-03-13, accessed 2008-08-30
  3. ^ "ERO's and AERO's". Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Solomon Islands 571,890 July 2011 est. 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Wyoming 563,626 

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