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Jambu

Jammu Tawi
Nickname(s): 
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Jammu
Settled 2900 BC
Founded by Raja Jambulochan
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Jammu Municipal corporation and Jammu Development Authority
Area
 • Total 167 km2 (64 sq mi)
Elevation
327 m (1,073 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total 951,373 (Urban agglomeration)
 • Rank 2
 • Density 5,697/km2 (14,760/sq mi)

Jammu (Urdu: جموں) is a city in Jammu and Kashmir. It is on the banks of the Tawi River which is a tributary of the Chenab River. The Dogri language is spoken here among Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs.