Pulwama District

Population: 570,060 (2011)

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi

Headquarters: Pulwama


Date of Formation: 1979

Area: 949 square kilometers

Density of Population: 598 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 65.00 % - Male: 75.41 %, Female: 53.81 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:913


Boundaries of Pulwama District


North: Srinagar District, Jammu and Kashmir

South: Kulgam District and Shopian District, Jammu and Kashmir

East: Anantnag District, Jammu and Kashmir

West: Budgam District, Jammu and Kashmir


Pulwama District Average Rainfall: 809.0 mm 

Pulwama District Average Temperature in Summer: 23.24 deg C 

Pulwama District Average Temperature in Winter: 4.33 deg C 





Tehsils: Pampore, Pulwama, Tral

Blocks: Kaka Pora, Pampore, Pulwama, Tral 

Assembly Constituencies: Tral, Pampore, Pulwama, Raj Pora

Lakes: Kaunsernag Lake, Marsar Lake


Pulwama District Nearby Attractions


1. Aripal Nagh

2. Kungwattan

3. Aharbal Waterfalls

4. Tarsar and Marsar

5. Nagberan

6. Shikargah

7. Hurpora

8. The Avantishwar Temple

9. The Payer Temple

10. Asar Sharif Pinjoora

11. The Shrine of Shah Hamdan

12. Jama Masjid Shopian

13. The Shrine of Syed Hassan Mantaqui


Pulwama District Facts: Pulwama is called the Anand of Kashmir and Dudha Kul of Kashmir owing to its high milk production.     


Major Agricultural Products: Rice, wheat, maize, vegetables, fruits, oil seeds, saffron, milk


Major Industries: Government Cement Factory, Joinery Mill, Brick and Tile Factory and food based, wood based and agro based industries


What is Pulwama District Famous For: Its milk production


Famous People From Pulwama District: Sheikh Abdullah, Ghulam Hassan Pinglana


Pulwama District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Pulwama District