Pulwama is a district in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Administrative center of the district is situated at Pulwama, 31 kms away form Srinagar.
Geography of Pulwama
Pulwama district covers the 1,398 km² area.Pulwama District is bounded by Srinagar in the North side , Budgam & Poonch in the west side and Ananthnag in the south side.
Lakes and Glaciers in Pulwama
Latitude of Pulwama city : 33 degrees, 54.1 minutes North
Longitude of Pulwama city : 74 degrees, 53.8 minutes East
About Pulwama District
District Pulwama came into being in the year 1979 in the larger interests of maintenance of law and order, closer supervision, more effective control and above all to ensure balanced development of the area. The district is also called Rice Bowl of Kashmir for maximum production of rice grains in the J & K state. Pulwama is often called the 'Anand of Kashmir' or 'Dudha-Kul of Kashmir' on account of its high milk production.
Pulwama is one of the pretty spots on the earth, because of its congenial climate, streams, water falls, fragrant flowers delicious fruits , innumerable springs and other natural sceneries.
Tehsils in Pulwama District
In Pulwama there are 5 Tehsils
Blocks in Pulwama District
In Pulwama there are 6 Blocks
Assembly constituencies of Pulwama District
In Pulwama there are 4 assembly constituencies
Cities and Towns in Pulwama District
Tourist Place in Pulwama District
Aharbal Water Fall
Tarsar and Marsar
Historical Places and Monuments in Pulwama District
The Avantishwar Temple
The Payer Temple
Asar Sharief Pinjoora
The Shrine of Shah Hamdan
Jama Masjid Shopian
The Shrine of Syed Hassan Mantaqui
Economy of Pulwama District
Agriculture is the main activity of this district. There are number of large/medium industries existing in the district e.g. play Board Industries- Pampore, Govt. Cement Factory Woyan, Joinery Mill-Pampore, Brick and Tile Factory Pampore, Govt. Cement Factory-Khrew. Small Scale Industrial units which are generally skill based-oriented like Food based, wood based and Artisan type.
Major Crops of Pulwama District
Rice/Paddy, Wheat, Maize, Vegetable & Fruits, Oil Seeds, saffron & milk are the main crops of this district.