Jammu

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Jammu (जम्मू)
Jambu
Jammu Tawi
Capital city
View of Jammu and the Tawi River
Nickname(s): City of Temples
Jammu is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu (जम्मू)
Coordinates: 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E / 32.73; 74.87Coordinates: 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E / 32.73; 74.87
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Jammu
Settled 2900 BC
Founded by Raja Jambulochan
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Jammu Municipal corporation and Jammu Development Authority
Area
 • Total 167 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 951,373 (Urban agglomeration)
 • Rank 2
 • Density 5,697/km2 (14,760/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Urdu, Dogri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 180001
Vehicle registration JK 02

Jammu (Urdu: جموں) is a city in Jammu and Kashmir. It is on the banks of the Tawi River which is a tributary of the Chenab River. The Dogri language is spoken here among Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs.