Shopian District

Population: 265,960 (2011)

State: Jammu and Kashmir

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi

Headquarters: Shopian


Area: 312 square kilometers

Density of Population: 852 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 62.49 % - Male: 71.86 %, Female: 52.77 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:951


Boundaries of Shopian District


North: Pulwama District and Budgam District, Jammu and Kashmir

South, East and South West: Kulgam District, Jammu and Kashmir

West: Poonch District, Jammu and Kashmir


Shopian District Average Rainfall: 861 mm

Shopian District Average Temperature in Summer: 26 deg C

Shopian District Average Temperature in Winter: 7 deg C





Major Rivers: River Jhelum

Blocks: Kaprin, Shopian 


Shopian District Nearby Attractions


1. Aharbhal Waterfalls

2. Kounsernag Waterfalls

3. Lahanthour Falls

4. Sedow Falls

5. Herpora Falls

6. Jama Masjid

7. Aasar-i-Sharief Dargah at Pinjura


Shopian District Facts: It is located at an elevation of 2057 meters above mean sea level.         


Major Educational Institutions: Degree College of Boys and Girls, Wintech Computer Education Shopian, National Innovations Public School, Mohammadiya Institute, Shah-i-Hamdan School, Green Land Educational Institutions, Maktabia Islamia School, Spring Dales Public School, Sky Lark Public School, Ameer Kabeer Memorial Institute, Sun Shine Public School


Famous People From Shopian District: Mohammad Yousuf Taing, Ayub Thakur


Shopian District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Shopian District