|Union territory||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Elevation||1,933 m (6,342 ft)|
|• Official||Urdu, Kashmiri|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
The town was given the status of block in January 2014. The town is divided into 10 wards. Each ward has a municipal councillor.
The famous mohallas of Charar-i-Sharief are: Talab-e-Kalan or Bada Talab, Trajibal, Court Road, Gulshanabad, Nowhar, Baghi Noor U Din Nowhar, Jabl-e-Noor, Wazabagh, Alamdar colony, Zaloosa and Kumar Mohalla.
Charar-i-Sharief is considered one of the most sacrosanct Muslim shrines in Kashmir. It is situated approximately 28 km from Srinagar, en route to Yusmarg. The Shrine of Charar-i-Sharief is approximately 600 years old. It is popularly known as the "Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Wali".
As of 2011[update] India census, Charar i Sharief had a population of 15000. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Charar i Sharief has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 58% and female literacy of 38%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Municipal Committee Charar-E-Sharief is an Urban Local Body which administrates the town of Charar-E-Sharief in Budgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. It has 13 elected members. Its last elections took place on 10 October 2018.
Keys: INC (11) Vacant (2)
|#||Name||Municipal Ward||Reservation Status||Party|
|1||Maheen Munir||Karim Abad||Women Open||INC|
|2||Zahid Jan Baba||Sheer Abad||Open||INC|
|4||Vacant||Reshi Abad||Women Open||INC|
|5||Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar||Wazabagh||Open||INC|
|7||Vacant||Sharief Abad||Women Open||INC|
|8||Hamid Hussain||Gulshan Abad A||Open||INC|
|9||Anjil Zahid||Gulshan Abad B||Open||INC|
|10||Jawiara||Nudreshi Colony||Women Open||INC|
|11||Vacant||Almadar Basti 1||Open||N/A|
|12||Bilal Ahmad Teli||Almadar Basti 2||Open||INC|
|13||Tariq Ahmad Dar||Rozabal||Open||INC|
- Wikimapia:Satellite Pictures
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
- Holy Places (Budgam District official website)