Pattan (not to be confused with the Patten Valley in Himachal Pradesh) is a town and a municipal committee in Baramulla district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Pattan is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Pattan is located in India
Pattan (India)
Coordinates: 34°09′36″N 74°33′22″E / 34.160°N 74.556°ECoordinates: 34°09′36″N 74°33′22″E / 34.160°N 74.556°E
Country India
StateJammu and Kashmir
 • Total0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
1,553 m (5,095 ft)
 • Total16,409
 • Density23,280/km2 (60,300/sq mi)
 • OfficialUrdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)


Pattan is surrounded by Breng block towards north, Kunzer block towards south, Narbal block towards east, Singhpora block towards west. This Place is near the border of the Baramulla, Badgam and Ganderbal districts Badgam district and Beerwah are south of this place.


Pattan is located at 34°10′N 74°34′E / 34.17°N 74.57°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 1553 metres (5095 ft). Pattan is one of the historical capitals of Kashmir valley, located nearly in the center of the valley. Pattan tehsil has remains of four palaces including two in the municipal limits.


Pattan is accessible through Pattan railway station and Mazhom railway station. However Jammu Tawi Rail Way Station is major railway station 184 KM near to Pattan.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Pattan had a population of 19,538 of whom 12,580 are males and 6,958 are female. Literacy rate of Pattan is 74.28% higher than the state average of 67.16%. In Pattan, Male literacy is around 83.92% while female literacy rate is 55.91%. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2053 which is 10.51% of total population age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pattan
  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.

Azad Pattan

Azad Pattan (Urdu: آزاد پتن ‎) is a village in Sudhanoti District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located on border of Punjab and Azad Kashmir on bank of Guoien stream.

The Azad Pattan bridge on Guoien stream is connecting Islamabad to Rawalakot, Bagh and Pallandri.

Azad Pattan Hydropower Project

The Azad Pattan Hydropower Project is a 700 MW hydroelectric power station on the Jhelum River roughly 7 km upstream of Azad Pattan Bridge in the Sudhanoti District of Azad Kashmir and 90 km from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.The project is scheduled for completion by 2025.

Upon finalizing the EPC and other associated costs, the project company submitted its EPC tariff proposal on 23 June 2017. Following an intensive evaluation process, NEPRA determined the tariff vide Determination dated 17 May 2018. Tariff of US ¢ 7.12/kWh (levelized) was determined for the 30-year term; with an average of US ¢ 5.93/kWh. The average and levelized tariff for the first 10 years is US ¢ 8.13/kWh while the average tariff for the next 20 years is US ¢ 4.83/kWh (levelized US ¢ 5.20/kWh). This has the distinction of being the lowest tariff of all the large private hydropower projects (over 500MW) on rivers in Pakistan.The JCC(Joint Cooperation Committee) for CPEC related projects conducted a study on power market of Pakistan, which led to the decision that both sides will discuss the inclusion of the project at the fifth Expert Panel meeting.

Ghulam Ahmed Chishti

Ghulam Ahmed Chishti

(Urdu: غُلام احمد چِشتی ‎), (often abbreviated to G.A. Chishti)(Urdu: جی اے چِشتی ‎),

(17 August 1905 – 25 December 1994) was a Pakistani music composer, attributed as being one of the founders of Pakistani film music. He is also sometimes referred to as Baba Chishti.Working with filmi music, Chishti excelled at Punjabi compositions and was 'apt at weaving the design of influences around Punjabi music'. With almost 5,000 tunes to his credit, he composed scores for 140–150 films and was the first musician to reach the '100 films' threshold in newly independent Pakistan after 1947. Being a poet, he had written lyrics for 12 of the most popular Pakistani film songs besides writing hundreds of other film songs during his career.

Government Degree College, Pattan

The Government Degree College Pattan (Urdu;گورنمنٹ ڈگری کالج پٹن)also known as GDC Pattan, Pattan College, is a University of Kashmir affiliated autonomous degree college located at Pattan in Baramulla district of Indian administrated state of Jammu and Kashmir.The college is recognised by University Grants Commission of India under sections 2(f) and 12(b) of UGC, Act 1956.


Hanjiwera is a notified area and village in Singhpora, Pattan, Baramulla district in Indian administered state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is located 31 km to the east from the District headquarters in Baramulla. 23 km from State capital Srinagar.

Hanjiwera is divided into two sublocalities: Hanjiwera Bala and Hanjiwera Payeen. Hanjiwera Bala consists mainly the population of Sunni Muslims and some Hindu houses whereas hanjiwera Payeen mainly possesses Shia Muslims. The village is located on either sides of NH-1A highway connecting Baramulla and Srinagar.

Baramula, Sopore, Bandipore, Srinagar are the nearby cities to Hanjwera.

Harike Wetland

Harike Wetland also known as "Hari-ke-Pattan", with the Harike Lake in the deeper part of it, is the largest wetland in northern India in the border of Tarn Taran Sahib district and Ferozepur district of the Punjab state in India.

The wetland and the lake were formed by constructing the headworks across the Sutlej river, in 1953. The headworks is located downstream of the confluence of the Beas and Sutlej rivers. The rich biodiversity of the wetland which plays a vital role in maintaining the precious hydrological balance in the catchment with its vast concentration of migratory fauna of waterfowls including a number of globally threatened species (stated to be next only to the Keoladeo National Park near Bharatpur) has been responsible for the recognition accorded to this wetland in 1990, by the Ramsar Convention, as one of the Ramasar sites in India, for conservation, development and preservation of the ecosystem.:This man-made, riverine, lacustrine wetland spreads into the three districts of Tarn Taran Sahib, Ferozepur and Kapurthala in Punjab and covers an area of 4100 ha. Conservation of this Wetland has been given due importance, since 1987–88, both by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and the Punjab State Government (through its several agencies), and over the years several studies and management programmes have been implemented.

Holar, Azad Kashmir

Holar (or Hollar) is a city in the Sehnsa tehsil of Kotli District, of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It has a crossing on the Jhelum river, which used to be called Owen Pattan in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, but now called Holar bridge. The Kahuta–Kotli road passes over the bridge.

Kokmang Union Council

Kokmang is one of the 51 union councils of Abbottabad District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

List of Monuments of National Importance in Jammu and Kashmir

This is a list of Monuments of National Importance (ASI) as officially recognized by and available through the website of the Archaeological Survey of India in the Indian state Jammu and Kashmir. The monument identifier is a combination of the abbreviation of the subdivision of the list (state, ASI circle) and the numbering as published on the website of the ASI. 69 Monuments of National Importance have been recognized by the ASI in Jammu and Kashmir.

There are monuments like Sheer bagh pattan baramulla

Pari mahal

Gardens like Nishat Shalimar

Lower Kohistan District

Lower Kohistan District (Pashto: لر / کوز کوہستان ولسوالۍ ‎, Urdu: ضِلع لوئر کوہستان‎) is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The district headquarters of Lower Kohistan is Pattan.


Pakpattan (Punjabi, Urdu: پاکپتّن‎), often referred to as Pākpattan Sharīf ( پاکپتّن شریف; "Noble Pakpattan"), is the capital city of the Pakpattan District, located in central Punjab province in Pakistan. Pakpattan is the seat of Pakistan's Chisti order of Sufism, and is a major pilgrimage destination on account of the shrine of Fariduddin Ganjshakar, the renowned Punjabi poet and Sufi saint commonly referred to as Baba Farid. The annual urs fair in his honour draws an estimated 2 million visitors to the town.

Pakpattan District

Pakpattan District (Urdu: ضِلع پاکپتّن ‎), (Punjabi ضِلع پاکپتّن), is a district of Punjab province in Pakistan, Pakpattan is the district capital. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, it had a population of 1,286,680 of which 14% were urban. It has since risen to 1,563,000.


Pallandri (also spelled Palandri) (Urdu: پلندری ‎) is a township in Sudhanoti district of Azad Kashmir. It is located at latitude 33° 42′ 54″ N, longitude 73° 41′ 9″ E, 90 km (56 mi) from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is connected with Rawalpindi and Islamabad through Azad Pattan road. The main tribe of Pallandri is the Sudhan tribe.

Pattan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pattan (پټن / پٹن) is the capital of Lower Kohistan District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Pattan Kalan

Pattan Kalan is one of twenty-nine union councils of the Abbottabad District, in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It lies within an area that was affected by the 2005 earthquake, after which a total of 27 small camps were set up in the area.

Pattan railway station

Pattan railway station is the station on Northern railway network zone of Indian Railways.


Shedbal is a town in the southern state of Karnataka, India. It is located in the Athni taluk of Belagavi district in Karnataka. Shedbal is very close to Sangli Miraj twin cities.

Government of Karnataka declared Shedbal Village Panchayat as Shedbal Pattan Panchayat (town panchayat).


Singhpora is a town and municipality located on the Srinagar–Baramulla road (part of National Highway 1) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sudhanoti District

Sudhanoti (also spelled Sudhnoti) (Urdu: ضلع سدھنوتی ‎), meaning the "Heartland of Sudhans" Sudhan (tribe) Noti (heartland), is one of the eight districts of Azad Kashmir in Pakistan. Sudhanoti is located at Latitude 33° 42′ 54″ N, Longitude 73° 41′ 9″ E. It is located 90 km away from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. It is connected with Rawalpindi and Islamabad through Azad Pattan road.

Sudhanoti District is divided into four tehsils: Pallandri, Balouch, Mang and Trarkhel.

The town of Pallandri is the district headquarters. It is at an elevation of 1372 meters and is at a distance of 97 Kilometers from Rawalpindi via Azad Pattan. The district is connected to Rawalakot by a 64-km metaled road.

Municipalities of Jammu and Kashmir


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