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Saffron City
Pampore is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Pampore is located in India
Pampore (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
StateJammu and Kashmir
1,573 m (5,161 ft)
 • Total21,680
Languages Kashmiri, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Pampore or Pampur is a historic town situated on the eastern side of river Jehlum on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is famous for its saffron, so known as "Saffron Town of Kashmir". Pampore is one of the few places in the world where saffron, the world's most expensive spice, grows. The area is about 11 km from Srinagar city centre Lal Chowk. The postal code of the area is 192121. Areas Of Pampore are usually named as "Bal" as a prefix like localities of Namlabal, Kadlabal, Drangbal, Frestabal, Leterbal etc. Pampore is also very famous for crispbread known as 'Shirmaal'.


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]


Pampore is an Assembly Constituency in J&K Legislative Assembly.

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  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Pampur, India". Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 June 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)