|Union territory||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Founded by||Ayatollah Aga Syed Yousuf Mosavi and Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah|
|• Body||Nagar Palika|
|• Total||1,300 km2 (500 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,610 m (5,280 ft)|
|• Density||580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|• Official||Urdu and English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||JK 04|
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
About 25℅ of the Muslim population of Budgam district belong to Shia sect.
Budgam is connected with National Highway 444 to rest of India.
Tehsils of Budgam
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
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