About Ramban District

Ramban town is located at 33.25°N 75.25°E  on the right bank of River Chenab that is also known as ‘Chandrabhaga’ river.The town is located on National Highway-1A (now NH44) at about 150 km from Jammu and about 150 km from Srinagar making it almost a central point on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

Geography

The boundary lines of Ramban district have come to be drawn from Patnitop on its south, Assar on its east, Gool on its west and Banihal on its north. Ramban district comprises two Tehsils, namely, Ramban and Banihal, and four community development blocks, namely, Banihal, Gool, Ramban and Ramsoo. The district consisted of 116 census villages and 127 Revenue villages in 2001. Total panchayat Halqas in District Ramban are 124.

Administration

Ramban district consists of 4 blocks: Ramban, Banihal, Gool and Ramsoo. Each block consists of a number of panchayats.

Politics

Ramban District has 2 assembly constituencies: Banihal and Ramban.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Ramban district has a population of 283,313 , roughly equal to the nation of Barbados. This gives it a ranking of 573rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 213 inhabitants per square kilometre (550 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 31.81%. Ramban has a sex ratio of 901 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 56.9%.

Description 2011
Actual Population 283,313
Male 149,032
Female 134,281
Population Growth 31.81%
Area Sq. Km 1,328
Density/km2 213
Proportion to Jammu and Kashmir Population 2.26%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 901
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 931
Average Literacy 56.90
Male Literacy 71.97
Female Literacy 40.04
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 54,745
Male Population (0-6 Age) 28,354
Female Population (0-6 Age) 26,391
Literates 130,054
Male Literates 86,852
Female Literates 43,202
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.32%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.03%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 19.65%

Ramban

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 95.84 % 4.16 %
Total Population 271,527 11,786
Male Population 142,251 6,781
Female Population 129,276 5,005
Sex Ratio 909 738
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 933 855
Child Population (0-6) 53,489 1,256
Male Child(0-6) 27,677 677
Female Child(0-6) 25,812 579
Child Percentage (0-6) 19.70 % 10.66 %
Male Child Percentage 19.46 % 9.98 %
Female Child Percentage 19.97 % 11.57 %
Literates 121,023 9,031
Male Literates 81,165 5,687
Female Literates 39,858 3,344
Average Literacy 55.51 % 85.76 %
Male Literacy 70.84 % 93.17 %
Female Literacy 38.52 % 75.55 %

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