List of Largest Cities in Jammu and Kashmir

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  • Post last modified:October 2, 2021

From 1954 until 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was a state in India; it is now a union territory administered by India. It has a population of more than 12 million people. It is located in the country’s northernmost region, bordering to the south by the states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, and to the west by Ladakh. Srinagar is the largest and capital city in the Kashmir valley, with a population of 1.26 million people and an area of 242 km2, while Jammu is the capital city only during the winter season.

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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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