Budgam

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Budgam
town
Nickname(s): Badgaon
Budgam is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Budgam
Budgam
Budgam is located in India
Budgam
Budgam
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°00′54″N 74°43′19″E / 34.015°N 74.722°E / 34.015; 74.722Coordinates: 34°00′54″N 74°43′19″E / 34.015°N 74.722°E / 34.015; 74.722
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Budgam
Founded by Ayatollah Aga Syed Yousuf Mosavi and Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Nagar Palika
Area
 • Total 1,300 km2 (500 sq mi)
Area rank 8
Elevation 1,610 m (5,280 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 753,745
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Urdu and Kashmiri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JK 04
Website budgam.nic.in

Budgam is a town and a notified area committee in Budgam district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Budgam had a population of 15,932. Males constitute 69% of the population and females 31%. Budgam has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 81% of the males and 19% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Budgam
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
4%
Muslims
  
95%
Sikhs
  
0.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Transport[edit]

Budgam has a station on the [[Jammu–Baramulla line] called Rajwansher station.

Tehsils of Budgam[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.