Rajouri District

Population: 619,266 (2011)

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi

Headquarters: Rajouri


Date of Formation: Rajouri District was formed out of Poonch District on 22nd September 1967 and it was officially inaugurated on 1st January 1968.

Area: 2630 square kilometers

Density of Population: 235 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 68.54 % - Male: 78.38 %, Female: 57.20 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:863


Boundaries of Rajouri District


North: Poonch District and Kulgam District, Jammu and Kashmir

South: Jammu District, Jammu and Kashmir

East: Kashmir Region

West: Reasi District, Jammu and Kashmir


Rajouri District Average Rainfall: 790.1 mm 

Rajouri District Average Temperature in Summer: 33.00 deg C 

Rajouri District Average Temperature in Winter: 12.62 deg C 





Tehsils: Rajouri, Darhal, Kakora, Nowshehra, Thannamandi, Kalakot

Blocks: Budhal, Darhal, Kalakot, Mangota, Nowshehra, Rajouri, Sunderbani, Thanamandi 

Assembly Constituencies: Nowshera, Darhal, Rajouri, Kalakot

Lakes: Akal Darshini Lake, Gum Sar Lake, Samot Sar Lake, Padyaran Sar Lake, Katori Sar Lake, Sukh Sar Lake, Chandan Sar Lake, Nandan Sar Lake, Diya Sar Lake


Rajouri District Nearby Attractions


1. Naogazi Ziarat

2. Chandan Sar

3. Divya Sar

4. Ziarat Shahdara Shreif

5. Sukh Sar

6. Gum Sar

7. Mangla Mata Temple

8. Chingas

9. Samot Sar

10. Thanamandi

11. War Memorial

12. Hall of Frame

13. Dhandidhar Fort

14. Usman Memorial

15. Balidan Bhawan


Rajouri District Facts: Rajouri is known as the Vale of Lakes.


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


Major Occupations: Basket making, Tilla work or copper work, blanket making, Namda and Gabba making, Chikri wood carving, embroidery


Major Educational Institutions: Government Post Graduate College, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University


Languages Spoken: Gujri, Pahari, Dogri


Mineral Resources: Coal, limestone, bauxite, iron ore, bentonite, murree


What is Rajouri District Famous For: Lakes


Famous People From Rajouri District: Peter Qasim


Rajouri District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Rajouri District