Jammu district

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Jammu district
Location of Jammu district in Jammu and Kashmir
Location of Jammu district in Jammu and Kashmir
CountryIndia
StateJammu and Kashmir
Administrative divisionJammu Division
HeadquartersJammu
Tehsils1. Akhnoor, 2. Bishnah, 3. Jammu, 4. Ranbir Singh Pora
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesSee full list here
 • Assembly seats20
Area
 • Total2,336 km2 (902 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,529,958
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy83.45%
 • Sex ratio880
Vehicle registrationJK-02
Coordinates32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E / 32.73; 74.87Coordinates: 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E / 32.73; 74.87
WebsiteOfficial website
Jammu (Magenta, 1-5) as seen in the map of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu is the most populous district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and is home to the winter capital (Jammu) of Jammu and Kashmir. (The capital moves to Srinagar city in the summer).[1] The largest city is Jammu.

As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Jammu and Kashmir (out of 22).[2]

Bahu Fort, Jammu, India

Administrative divisions[edit]

Jammu District is divided into four tehsils: Akhnoor, Bishnah, Jammu and Ranbir Singh Pora.[3]

Religion[edit]

Hinduism is the predominant religion in Jammu 84.27%,followed by the vast majority. Other religions include Sikhism, Islam 7.03%, Christianity etc.

Religion in Jammu district[4]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
84.27%
Sikhism
7.47%
Islam
7.03%
Christianity
0.79%
Others
0.45%

Language[edit]

Rank Language 1971[5]
1 Dogri 74.51%
2 Punjabi 13.09%
3 Hindi 6.45%
Other 5.95%

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 census J&K
  2. ^ "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ "Jammu District having Tehsil and Village Boundaries". Jammu District. Archived from the original on 16 April 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/census/district/639-jammu.html
  5. ^ General, India Office of the Registrar; Zutshi, J. N. (1 January 1972). "Census of India, 1971: Series 8: Jammu & Kashmir". Manager of Publications – via Google Books.

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