Pampore

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Pampore
Saffron City
city
Nickname(s): Pampar
Pampore is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Pampore
Pampore
Pampore is located in India
Pampore
Pampore
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93Coordinates: 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Pulwama
Elevation 1,573 m (5,161 ft)
Population [citation needed]
 • Total 46,595
Languages Kashmiri, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pampore or Pampur is a historic town situated on the eastern side of river Jehlum on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir. It is worldwide famous for its Saffron, so known as "Saffron Town of Kashmir".[citation needed] The area is about 11 km from Srinagar city centre Lal Chowk. The postal code of area is 192121.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Pampore is located at 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Pampore tehsil had a population of 60613. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pampore has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy. As in 2011, Pampore town had a population of 21,680, males being 11007 (51%) and females 10673 (49%).[3]

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