10 Facts About Baramulla district


Name Baramulla district, meaning "Boar's Molar Place, " is derived from two Sanskrit words Varaha and Mula.

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City of Baramulla, from which the district derives its name, was founded by Raja Bhimsina in 2306 BCE.

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Baramulla district chose Baramulla as the centre of his mission and was buried here after death.

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Baramulla district thus became an abode of Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists and Sikhs living in harmony and contributing to a rich composite culture.

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Actual area of district Baramulla according to 2018 survey by the centre for remote sensing and gis is 2204.

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Baramulla district brought 17 soldiers of 1-Sikh regiment commanded by Lt.

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Pattan tehsil is the largest tehsil of the district Baramulla and was later split to form a separate Kreeri tehsil.

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Baramullah district has seven assembly constituencies: Uri, Rafiabad, Sopore, Sangrama, Baramulla, Gulmarg and Pattan.

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Total literate in Baramula Baramulla district were 571,348 of which males and females were 352,289 and 219,059 respectively.

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Baramulla district city is located on the banks of Jhelum river at the highest point of the river.

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