Tehsils in Kupwara district:

About Kupwara district:

Kupwara is a district in Jammu and Kashmir state, India. The total area of the district is 2,379 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 875564 living in houses, among them male population is 475126 and female population is 400438. Sex ratio of the district is 835 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 64.51%.

Kupwara district vehicle registration code is JK 09. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kupwara.


Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1to 100 units = Rs.1.54 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.2.00 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.3.00 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.3.20 per unit
Important Festivals of the district:

Lohri, Baisakhi, Navaratri, ramnavami, Maha Shivaratri, Diwali, Chaitre Chaudash , Basant Panchami and Ramzan are the major festivals celebrated in Kupwara district.

Kupwara Cuisine:

Rogan Josh, Yakhni, Dum Olav, Matschgand, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Aab Gosht, Goshtaba, Modur Pulav, Lyodur Tschaman, Momos, Thukpa, Skyu, Khambir, Paba and Tangdur, Thenthuk, Morel, Palov, Madra, Oria, Maani, Khameera, Katha Meat, Shasha, Kasrod, Timru-di-Chatni,Shiri Pulav, Mitha Bhat are few of the many varieties of Kupwara.

Top tourist places in Kupwara:

Places of interest in Kupwara:

Lolab Valley, Qamar Reshi Sahib Shrine, Shaloora Shrine, Kashat Baba Shrine, Kheer Bawani Asthapan, Hazrat Mehmood Shah Shrine , Mir Azhar Sahib Shrine, Malcha Khan Badshah Shrine, Syed Mohammad Gabi Shrine, Hazrat Mohammad Joo Jandal Shrine, Prakash Akhoon Shrine, Baba Abdullah Gazi Shrine, Baba Fateh Ullah Shrine , Sheikh Baba Behram are the major tourist attractions of the district.

Agriculture:

Rice, maize, wheat, pulses, fodder, oil seeds, potato and barley are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the area.

Railway Stations in Kupwara district:

Insurance Companies in Kupwara:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kupwara:

Blood banks in Kupwara:

  • District Hospital Blood Bank ,District Hospital, Handwara, Kupwara

Trading companies in Kupwara:

Hotels in Kupwara:

  • Raj Palace Hotel, General Bus Stand, Bypass Road, Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir

Theatres in Kupwara district:

Demographics:

Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Handwara 269311 141882 127429
Karnah 60129 34471 25658
Kupwara 540914 297837 243077
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Axis Bank 1
2 HDFC Bank 2
3 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 34
4 State Bank Of India 5