Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir
Mattan is famous for ancient Martand temple in its vicinity. It is also known for springs having lot of scared fish, which are worshiped by Hindus.
|Mattan, Jammu and Kashmir
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Mattan had a population of 6,367. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mattan has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 42%. In Mattan, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Mattan had a Hindu majority and spiritual history but after mass migration of kashmiri pandits that ratio declined. Mattan has produced well known writers and artists like M.K santoshi, M.K bharat, Nitish Kichloo,Rajinder tickoo and Shanti sidha to name a few.
- "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.
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