Jammu (जम्मू) (جموں)
City of Temples
|Coordinates: 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°ECoordinates: 32°44′N 74°52′E / 32.73°N 74.87°E|
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Founded by||Raja Jambulochan|
|• Type||Municipal Corporation|
|• Body||Jammu Municipal corporation and Jammu Development Authority|
|• Total||167 km2 (64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||327 m (1,073 ft)|
|• Total||651,826 (Municipal Corporation)|
951,373 (Urban agglomeration)
|• Density||5,697/km2 (14,760/sq mi)|
|• Official||Urdu, Dogri|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||JK 02|
Jammu 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. Jammu is called ‘city of temples’ because the Hindu temples are in huge numbers there. They also have numerous mosques such as the central Jamia Masjid.
There is an archeological site called Manda in Jammu.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Introducing Jammu". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Jammu (city) at Wikimedia Commons