Badami Bagh

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Badami Bagh
Badami Bagh is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Badami Bagh
Badami Bagh
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°04′N 74°51′E / 34.07°N 74.85°E / 34.07; 74.85Coordinates: 34°04′N 74°51′E / 34.07°N 74.85°E / 34.07; 74.85
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Srinagar
Elevation 1,727 m (5,666 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,477
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Badami Bagh (Hindi: बादामी बाग़) is a cantonment town on the outskirts of Srinagar district in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. A portion of Indian army in the valley resides in the Badami Bagh cantonment. The cantonment is established on the two road sides of Srinagar Jammu National Highway.


Badami Bagh is located at 34°04′N 74°51′E / 34.07°N 74.85°E / 34.07; 74.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 1727 metres (5666 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Badami Bagh had a population of 13,477. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Badami Bagh has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.