|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Elevation||1,950 m (6,400 ft)|
|• Official||Urdu, Kashmiri|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Akingam is a village in South Kashmir and a newly formed tehsil in the Anantnag district, in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.It is at a distance of 14.2 km or 8.8 miles (approx) from the Lal Chowk in Anantnag along a route passing through the tourist resorts of Achabal and Kokernag. In revenue records the village Akingam is still called Maqan Shiva Bhagwati. The adjacent villages are Mohripura, Hiller, Badasgam, Hardpora and Badoora.
As per 2011 census, there were 755 families residing in village Akingam with population of 5007 of which 2579 are males 2428 are females. In village Akingam population of children with age 0-6 is 898 which makes up 17.93% of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Akingam (village) is 941 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Akingam as per census is 848, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862. Tehsil Akingam has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Akingam village was 67.41% compared to 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. In Akingam Male literacy stands at 76.40% while female literacy rate was 58.09%.
Data as per 2011 census
|total no. of houses||755||-||-|
|literacy||67.41 %||76.40 %||58.09 %|
The Govt. Higher Secondary School Akingam is located at a distance of 200 meters (approx.) from main chowk Akingam, on the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range
The Govt. Primary Health Center (PHC) Akingam  is 20 meters away from main chowk Akingam
Jammu and Kashmir Bank branch is also located in the main chowk of Akingam. Its IFSC code is: JAKA0AKNGAM Moreover, there is also a post office and veterinary and sheep department offices
Akingam has status of tourist village by jk govt with a well established tourist center. Village Akingam used to have Kashmiri Pandits Bhand performers but they left the village in 1990. The people of Akingam are deeply Sufi and philosophical in outlook.
Akingam is surrounded by many heritage and sacred sites. It has oldest Jamia Masjid (Bonagam), Biggest Jamia Masjid Sharief Pethgam, Ziyarat Sharief Sata Reshi Sahib and Ziyarat Shareef of famous Islamic saint Shah-I-Asrar(RA). It was given the status of tourist village by J&K govt with a well established tourist center. Village Akingam used to have Kashmiri Pandits Bhand performers but they left the village in 1990. The people of Akingam are deeply Sufi and philosophical in outlook.
Shiva Bhagwati Temple
Famous Shrine of Jagad Amba Shri Shiva Bhagwati is situated at 240–250 meters (approx) from jammu and kashmir bank, Akingam. The shrine is located on the foothills of beautiful forest with devdar and vast pastures.
Shiva Bhagwati Asthapan is the oldest sacred place of the area.
- Government Higher Secondary School Akingam (GHSS Akingam)
- Asrar Memorial Public School Akingam
- Islamia Model School Akingam
- BMS, Bonapora Akingam
- BPS, Akingam
- GMS, Akingam
- GPS, Bonapora Akingam
- IPS, Akingam
- KGBV, Akingam
- MS Baghat Mohalla, Akingam
- MS Renni, Akingam
- PS Wani Mohalla, Akingam
- Sadiq Memorial Institute, Hardpora, Akingam