Samba is a district in Jammu And Kashmir State of India. It has a total of 1 Tehsils in this district. The district has an total area of 904 sq km. There are 6 towns and 376 villages in this district.
The district has an total area of 904 sq km., 39 sq km is urban and 865 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 353,977 in the district, 53,615 are in urban area and 265,283 are in rural area. 10,667 households are in urban, 54,718 are in rural area. 42,393 literate people are in urban, 185,746 are in rural area.
Samba town is situated on range of Shivalik Hills alongside the National Highway on the bank of river Basantar at a distance of forty kilometers from Jammu city. The District Samba is bounded by District Udhampur in the North, District Kathua in the East, Tehsil Jammu and Bishnah of District Jammu in the west, while on the southern side, it has International Border with Pakistan.
Geography of Samba
Languages spoken are Urdu, Hindi
The Samba average altitude (elevation) 5753 metres above sealevel.
Population Density of Samba : 318 persons per sq km
Total Area of Samba : 910 sq km
District Official website : http://samba.gov.in/
Samba was established in 1400 A.D. It is said that the city was founded by Malh Dev, the younger son of Rai Saidu of Lakhanpur . He is said to have married in the family of Ghotar, which is a local tribesman. After his marriage He stayed at Samba after his marriage ruled the region by making Samba as his capital. During the period of Hari Dev, in the year 1816, the city came under Jammu province. Ultimately, in the year 1846, it was merged in the state of J&K.The Nearest Airtport to Samba is Jammu Airport., and other popular disctrict head offices are District Industries office, The nearby Fire service for this district is Fire Department Hiranagar. The District Library is Library. and the Railway Station is Samba Station (station).