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Jammu district

Jammu district
Location of Jammu District within Jammu and Kashmir state
Location of Jammu District within Jammu and Kashmir state
Country India
State Jammu and Kashmir
Administrative division Jammu
Headquarters Jammu
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,529,958
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
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 1
  • Religion 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Administrative divisions

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


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


  1. ^ a b "District Census 2011". 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. ^

External links

  • Official website of district administration
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