List of Largest Cities in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir was a state in India from 1954 to 2019, presently it is a union territory administrated by India. It has a population of over 12 million. It is located in the north top part of the country, bordered by the state of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the south and to the west Ladakh. Srinagar is the largest and the capital city lies in the Kashmir valley has a population of 1.26 million inhabitants with an area of 242 km2, and Jammu is the capital city in the winter season only.

RankCity NamePopulationArea (km²)Density
( inhabitants/km²)
District
1Srinagar (Srinagar)1,264,202242.615,210Srinagar
2Jammu657,314201.593,260Jammu
3Anantnag159,83839.34,067Anantnag
4Udhampur91,36635.352,584Udhampur
5Baramula (Baramulla)71,43432.82,177Baramulla
6Sopore71,29228.72,484Baramulla
7Kathua59,86628.312,114Kathua
8Bandipura (Bandipore)37,08113.42,767Bandipora
10Rajauri (Rajouri)29,48612.892,287Rajouri
11Ganderbal28,2337.723,657Srinagar
12Punch (Poonch)26,85410.362,592Poonch
13Kulgam23,58412.81,842Kulgam
14Duru Verinag22,96812.31,867Anantnag
15Bijbiara (Bijbehara)22,7892.49,495Anantnag
16Kupwara21,7714.15,310Kupwara
17Doda21,60514.251,516Doda
18Akhnoor20,75611,21911,219Jammu

Note: In 2019, The government has passed the Jammu and Kashmir reorganization act, Jammu and Kashmir is not a state since 2019. Reorganized it into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir in the west and Ladakh in the east.

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