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Pulwama District shown within Jammu & Kashmir state

Area1,398 km²
Population649,000 (2001)
Population density464/km2 (2001)
Literacy47.76% (2001)

Pulwama is a district in Jammu and Kashmir, India.


Pulwama district has 3 tehsils:

  • Pampore Tehsil
  • Pulwama Tehsil
  • Tral Tehsil

This district consists of 5 blocks: Tral, Keller, Pampore, Pulwama and Kakapora.[1] Each block consists of a number of panchayats.


Pulwama District has 4 assembly constituencies: Tral, Pampore, Pulwama and Rajpora.[2]


According to the 2011 census Pulwama district has a population of 570,060,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Solomon Islands[4] or the US state of Wyoming.[5] This gives it a ranking of 535th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 598 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,550 /sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 29.18 %.[3] Pulwama has a sex ratio of 913 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 65 %.[3]


  1. ^ Statement showing the number of blocks in respect of 22 Districts of Jammu and Kashmir State including newly Created Districts dated 2008-03-13, accessed 2008-08-30
  2. ^ "ERO's and AERO's". Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Solomon Islands 571,890 July 2011 est." 
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Wyoming 563,626" 

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