Budgam District

Population: 735,753 (2011)

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi

Headquarters: Badgam


Date of Formation: Budgam District was carved out of Srinagar District in 1979.

Area: 1,371 square kilometers

Density of Population: 537 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 57.98 % - Male: 68.18 %, Female: 46.60 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:883


Boundaries of Budgam District


North and North West: Baramulla District, Jammu and Kashmir

North East: Ganderbal District and Srinagar District, Jammu and Kashmir

South West: Poonch District, Jammu and Kashmir

South: Shopian District, Jammu and Kashmir

East: Pulwama District, Jammu and Kashmir


Budgam District Average Rainfall: 861.0 mm 

Budgam District Average Temperature in Summer: 26.78 deg C 

Budgam District Average Temperature in Winter: 7.67 deg C 





Major Rivers: Nilnag Lake, Tosamaidan Lake

Taluks: Beerwah, Budgam, Chadura, Khan Sahib

Blocks: Bagati Kani Pora, Beerwah, Budgam, Chadura, Khag, Khan Sahib, Nagam, Nar Bal

Assembly Constituencies: Chadura, Budgam, Beerwah, Khan Sahib, Charari Sharief

Lakes: Nilnag Lake, Tosamaidan Lake


Budgam District Nearby Attractions


1. Yousmarg

2. Toushmaidan

3. Khag

4. Sitaharan

5. World’s Biggest Chinar Chattergam

6. Nil Nag

7. Dodhpather

8. Mount Tutakuti

9. Sang E Safed

10. Tosaimaidan

11. Tomb of Sheikh Noor Ud Din

12. Imambara

13. Tom of Mir Shamas U Din Iraqi

14. Ziarat Alamdar E Kashmir

15. Tomb of Sham Ded


Budgam District Facts: There is a railway station here named Rajwansher station.          


Major Agricultural Products: Maize, rice, wheat, oil seeds


What is Budgam District Famous For: Kanishawl, the variety of Kashmiri shawl


Famous People From Budgam District: Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai


Budgam District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Budgam District