Jammu district

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Jammu district
District
Location of Jammu District within Jammu and Kashmir state
Location of Jammu District within Jammu and Kashmir state
Coordinates: 32°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
Country India
State Jammu and Kashmir
Administrative division Jammu
Headquarters Jammu
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,529,958
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Website http://jammu.nic.in/
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).[2] The largest city is Jammu.

As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Jammu and Kashmir (out of 22).[1]

Bahu Fort, Jammu, India

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

Religion[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ 2011 census J&K
  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

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