Udhampur district

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Map of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir

Udhampur (Urdu: ضلع ئدھامپئر) is a district in Jammu and Kashmir. The town of Udhampur is the headquarters of this district.

The 2001 census indicates the population of the district to be just over 700,000. There are 871 females for every 1000 males in the district. The overall literacy rate is at 54.16%, with 66.43% for males and 39.89% for females. Majority of the population of the district practise Hinduism. Majority are of Dogras in this district.There are a large number of nomadic Gujjar's and Bakarwal's present in the district as well.

The major languages spoken in the district are Punjabi and Kashmiri. Kashmiri language used by people migrated from Kashmir known as Kashmiri pandits which are in very good number as well.

Tehsils of Udhampur[change | change source]