Uri, Jammu and Kashmir

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Uri, Jammu and Kashmir
اُوڑی
town
Houses on Mountain.
Houses on Mountain.
Uri, Jammu and Kashmir is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Uri, Jammu and Kashmir
Uri, Jammu and Kashmir
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°02′E / 34.08°N 74.03°E / 34.08; 74.03Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°02′E / 34.08°N 74.03°E / 34.08; 74.03
India Template:Country data Kashmir
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Baramulla
Elevation 1,363 m (4,472 ft)
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 193123
Telephone code 01956
River Jehlum in Uri.
Old market of Uri

Uri (Urdu;اُوڑی) is a town on the river Jhelum in the Baramulla district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir..[1][better source needed]

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 census,[2] Uri had a population of 400,900. Males were 53% of the population and females 47%. Islam was the predominant religion, at 95% of the total population; Hindus, Sikhs and Christians accounted for the rest. Uri has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 76%. Male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is 76%. 40% of the population is under 6 years of age.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uri Tehsil | Uri Tehsil map". www.onefivenine.com. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.