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Statistics about Geographical feature, Population and Administrative setup of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Geographical Features

  Longitude  73o - 75o
  Latitude  33o – 36o
  TopographyMainly hilly and mountainous with valleys and plains   at some places.
 Total area of Azad Jammu and Kashmir 13,297 Square Kilometers, 5,134 Square Miles)
  Climate  Sub-tropical highland type.
  Rainfall  1300 mm on average
  Elevation from Sea
  • Range from South
  • Range from North

  • 360 meters
  • 6325 meters
  Snowline
  • In Winter time
  • In Summer time
 
  • 1200 meters
  • 3300 meters
  Main Rivers  Jehlum, Neelum and Poonch

Population Statistics

Total Population of Azad Jammu and Kashmir3,271,000

 Total Population of Azad Jammu and Kashmir   3,271,000
  Male Population  1.685 Million
  Female Population  1.665 Million
  Sex Ratio (Number of males per 100 females)  101
  Average Family Size  7.2 Members
  Urban-Rural Ratio  12 : 87
  Growth Rate  2.41 %
  Population Density  252 Persons per Square Kilometer
  Literacy Rate  60 %
  Religion almost 100 % Muslims

District-wise Area, Population, Density, Growth Rate & Household-Size in AJK

District

Area

(Sq. Kms)
Population (Millions)
Density

Persons/Sq. Km
Growth Rate
House Hold Size
1998
2002
  Muzaffarabad
6,117
0.746
0.833
136
2.80%
7.1
  Mirpur
1,010
0.334
0.363
359
2.09%
6.8
  Bhimber
1,516
0.302
0.335
221
2.60%
6.7
  Kotli
1,862
0.563
0.624
335
2.59%
7.3
  Poonch
855
0.411
0.449
525
2.24%
7.6
  Bagh
1,368
0.393
0.425
311
2.00%
7.4
  Sudhnati
569
0.224
0.242
425
1.99%
7.3
  Neelum --- --- --- --- --- ---
  TOTAL
13,297
2.973
3.271
246
2.41%
7.2

* (Projected on the basis of the 1998 census)
Source : Population Census Organization – Islamabad, Pakistan

Administrative Setup

Summary


  Divisions  2
  Districts  8
  Sub-Divisions  19
  Union Councils  182
  Villages  1,646
  Town Committees  11
  Development Authorities  5
  Municipal Committees  10
  Municipal Corporations
  2
  Working Police Stations
  42

Proposed sub-division Tarar Khel is also included
Source : Local Government Board – Muzaffarabad

Distribution of Divisions into Districts and Sub-Divisions

Division
District
Sub-Division
Muzaffarabad

i) Muzaffarabad
       ii) Neelum
  Muzaffarabad, Hattian
   Authmaqam
    
Poonch

    Rawalakot
    Hajira
    Abbaspur
Bagh

    Bagh
    Haveli
    Dhirkot
Sudhnati
   Pallandri  
Mirpur

Mirpur

    Mirpur
    Dudial
Bhimber

    Bhimber
    Barnala
    Samahni
Kotli

    Kotli
    Fatehpur
    Sehnsa

Source : Local Government Board – Muzaffarabad.
 
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