Kathua is a town in Jammu & Kashmir union territory of India and serves as Notified Area Council. It is also one of the districts of Jammu & Kashmir.


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Kathua District

Kathua is one of the 20 districts of Jammu & Kashmir, spread in an area of 2502 square kilometers. It is divided into 11 Tehsils and 19 blocks. As on 28th November 2023, the current population of Kathua district is 6.87 lakhs, which includes urban population of 1 lakhs and rural population of 5.87 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 890 females per 1000 males. There are 1.33 lakhs houses in the district which means every household has around 5 members. There are around 83.9 thousands teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 63% which means around 4.34 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 2.23 lakhs. Total 1.57 lakhs people belonging to scheduled caste and 59.4 thousands scheduled tribe people live in the district.

Tehsils in Kathua district

Kathua district has total 11 Tehsil.

Blocks in Kathua district

Kathua district has total 19 blocks.

Kathua District Planning & Development Board

The office landline number is 01922-23**07. The office address is Office of The District Commissioner, College Road, Pincode - 184104. You can reach there by taking a bus till Kathua bus stop which is less than a km away. The office has internet facility.Kathua District Planning & Development Board consists of total 19 Block Development Council.

Kathua Block Development Council

Kathua Block Development Council consists of total 18 Halqa Panchayat.

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