Saffron City
Nickname(s): Pampar

Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Coordinates: 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93Coordinates: 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Pulwama
Elevation 1,573 m (5,161 ft)
  Total 46,595
Languages Kashmiri, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pampore or Pampur is a historic town situated on the eastern side of river Jehlum on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir. It is worldwide famous for its Saffron, so known as "Saffron Town of Kashmir". The area is about 11 km from Srinagar city centre Lal Chowk. The postal code of area is 192121.


Pampore is located at 34°01′N 74°56′E / 34.02°N 74.93°E / 34.02; 74.93.[1]


As of 2011 India census,[2] Pampore tehsil had a population of 60613. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Pampore has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy. As in 2011, Pampore town had a population of 21,680, males being 11007 (51%) and females 10673 (49%).[3] The ancient name of the town is Padmanpur.

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