List of districts in Jammu and Kashmir

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Map showing districts of Jammu and Kashmir (shown in blue). The Siachen Glacier (shown in white) does not lie under the administration of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir consists of two divisions: Jammu and Kashmir Valley. It is further divided into 22 districts. This excludes 78,114 km2 under the administration of Pakistan, 5,180 km2 handed over by Pakistan to China and 37,555 km2 under the administration of China in Ladakh Region.

Districts[change | change source]

Jammu division[1][change | change source]

Name of District Headquarters Area (km²) Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
Kathua District Kathua 2,651 550,084 615,711
Jammu District Jammu 3,097 1,343,756 1,526,406
Samba District Samba 245,016 318,611
Udhampur District Udhampur 4,550 475,068 555,357
Reasi District Reasi 268,441 314,714
Rajouri District Rajouri 2,630 483,284 619,266
Poonch District Poonch 1,674 372,613 476,820
Doda District Doda 2,306 320,256 409,576
Ramban District Ramban 180,830 283,313
Kishtwar District Kishtwar 7,784 190,843 231,037
Total Jammu 26,293 4,430,191 5,350,811

Kashmir valley division[1][change | change source]

Name of District Headquarters Area (km²) Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
Srinagar District Srinagar 2,228 990,548 1,250,173
Anantnag District Anantnag 3,984 734,549 1,069,749
Kulgam District Kulgam 437,885 423,181
Pulwama District Pulwama 1,398 441,275 570,060
Shopian District Shopian 211,332 265,960
Budgam District Budgam 1,371 629,309 755,331
Ganderbal District Ganderbal 211,899 297,003
Bandipora District Bandipora 316,436 385,099
Baramulla district Baramulla 4,588 853,344 1,015,503
Kupwara District Kupwara 2,379 650,393 875,564
Total Srinagar 15,948 5,476,970 6,907,623

Ladakh Region[1][change | change source]

Name of District Headquarters Area (km²) Population
2001 Census
Population
2011 Census
Kargil District Kargil 14,036 119,307 143,388
Leh District Leh 45,110 117,232 147,104
Total Leh 59,146 236,539 290,492

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Divisions & Districts". Jammu & Kashmir Official State Portal. Retrieved 16 July 2016.