Pattan

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Pattan
village
Pattan is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Pattan
Pattan
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Pattan is located in India
Pattan
Pattan
Pattan (India)
Coordinates: 34°09′36″N 74°33′22″E / 34.160°N 74.556°E / 34.160; 74.556Coordinates: 34°09′36″N 74°33′22″E / 34.160°N 74.556°E / 34.160; 74.556
Country India
StateJammu and Kashmir
DistrictBaramulla
Area
 • Total0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation
1,553 m (5,095 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total16,409
 • Density23,280/km2 (60,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
193121

Pattan (not to be confused with the Patten Valley in Himachal Pradesh) is a town and a municipal committee in Baramulla district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Location[edit]

Pattan is surrounded by Breng block towards north, Kunzer block towards south, Narbal block towards east, Singhpora block towards west. This Place is near the border of the Baramulla, Badgam and Ganderbal districts Badgam district and Beerwah are south of this place.

Geography[edit]

Pattan is located at 34°10′N 74°34′E / 34.17°N 74.57°E / 34.17; 74.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 1553 metres (5095 ft). Pattan is one of the historical capitals of Kashmir valley, located nearly in the center of the valley. Pattan tehsil has remains of four palaces including two in the municipal limits.

Transport[edit]

Pattan is accessible through Pattan railway station and Mazhom railway station. However Jammu Tawi is the major railway station about 290 KM from Pattan.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Pattan had a population of 19,538 of whom 12,580 are males and 6,958 are female. Literacy rate of Pattan is 74.28% higher than the state average of 67.16%. In Pattan, Male literacy is around 83.92% while female literacy rate is 55.91%. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2053 which is 10.51% of total population age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pattan
  2. ^ "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.

http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/800005-pattan-jammu-and-kashmir.html