Ramban district is a newly formed district of Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir north of Udhampur.
Ramban district has an average elevation of 1,156 metres (3792 feet). The boundary lines of Ramban district have come to be drawn from Patnitop on its south, Assar on its east, Gool on its west and Banihal on its north. River 'Chenab' also known as 'Chanderbhaga' river passes through the district. National Highway-1A (now 44) that connects Jammu with Srinagar passes through the district.
Ramban district consists of two tehsils (Ramban and Banihal) and four community development blocks (Ramban, Banihal, Gool and Ramsoo). Each block consists of a number of panchayats. The district consisted of 116 census villages and 127 revenue villages in 2001. Total panchayat Halqas in the district are 124.
Ramban town is the district headquarters. The town is located along Chenab river on National Highway-1A (now 44) at about 150 km from Jammu and about 150 km from Srinagar making it almost a central point on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.
Ramban district has two assembly constituencies: Banihal and Ramban. a hydroelectric project is being constructed by jp industries at chanderkote about 8 km from ramban the potential of this project is 900mw and it will be completed in two phases of 450mw each.
According to the 2011 census Ramban district has a population of 283,313 , roughly equal to the nation of Barbados. This gives it a ranking of 573rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 213 inhabitants per square kilometre (550 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 31.81%. Ramban has a sex ratio of 901 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 56.9%. It is a Hindu majority district.
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External links 
-  List of places in Ramban
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Coordinates: 33°14′24″N 75°14′24″E / 33.24000°N 75.24000°E