Batote is a town and a notified area committee in Ramban district of Indian and the most famous area of Batote is shater/union territory of Jammu and Kashmir on NH 44 (former name NH 1A) just beyond Patnitop while going towards Srinagar.

Batote
Town
Batote is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Batote
Batote
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Batote is located in India
Batote
Batote
Batote (India)
Coordinates: 33°06′N 75°19′E / 33.10°N 75.32°E / 33.10; 75.32Coordinates: 33°06′N 75°19′E / 33.10°N 75.32°E / 33.10; 75.32
Country India
Union TerritoryJammu and Kashmir
DistrictRamban
Elevation
1,555 m (5,102 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,315
Languages
 • OfficialKashmiri, Hindi, Urdu, Dogri, English[1][2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
182143

TourismEdit

Batote is located on the national highway NH 44 from Jammu to Srinagar at 33°06′N 75°19′E / 33.10°N 75.32°E / 33.10; 75.32.[3] It has an average elevation of 1,555 metres (6,584 feet).

Batote is very green and has many mountains. People of this town is so friendly. It also has a small city centre where you can find many necessary things. You can spend your summers here; it hardly reaches 32°C in summer. Snowfall in winter every year makes this place really awesome. Some famous picnic spots Patnitop and Sanasar are located 14 km and 32 km from Batote and an unexplored beautiful location known as shiv garh located near Batote but we can reach there only by trekking.

DemographicsEdit

Religion in Batote (2011)[4]

  Hinduism (45.79%)
  Islam (45.05%)
  Sikhism (8.34%)
  Christianity (0.49%)
  Buddhism (0.02%)
  Jainism (0.02%)
  Others (0.02%)
  Not Stated (0.25%)

As of 2011 census,[5],Batote had a population of 4,315.[when?] Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Batote has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Batote (1981–2010, extremes 1977–2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.6
(72.7)
23.7
(74.7)
27.0
(80.6)
31.2
(88.2)
36.6
(97.9)
36.3
(97.3)
34.2
(93.6)
32.5
(90.5)
29.7
(85.5)
29.2
(84.6)
26.1
(79.0)
22.1
(71.8)
36.6
(97.9)
Average high °C (°F) 10.8
(51.4)
11.8
(53.2)
16.5
(61.7)
21.9
(71.4)
25.9
(78.6)
28.3
(82.9)
26.7
(80.1)
26.3
(79.3)
25.7
(78.3)
23.1
(73.6)
18.3
(64.9)
13.8
(56.8)
20.8
(69.4)
Average low °C (°F) 1.7
(35.1)
2.7
(36.9)
6.3
(43.3)
10.2
(50.4)
13.3
(55.9)
16.3
(61.3)
18.0
(64.4)
17.8
(64.0)
14.7
(58.5)
9.8
(49.6)
5.9
(42.6)
3.4
(38.1)
10.0
(50.0)
Record low °C (°F) −5.7
(21.7)
−7.2
(19.0)
−3.0
(26.6)
1.2
(34.2)
3.2
(37.8)
8.0
(46.4)
11.0
(51.8)
10.8
(51.4)
7.8
(46.0)
3.1
(37.6)
−1.2
(29.8)
−3.8
(25.2)
−7.2
(19.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 176.8
(6.96)
225.8
(8.89)
227.2
(8.94)
129.3
(5.09)
103.2
(4.06)
91.4
(3.60)
179.6
(7.07)
149.1
(5.87)
98.0
(3.86)
40.9
(1.61)
45.5
(1.79)
95.8
(3.77)
1,562.5
(61.52)
Average rainy days 6.6 8.5 8.9 7.2 7.2 6.8 10.0 9.2 4.8 2.9 2.3 4.4 78.7
Average relative humidity (%) (at 17:30 IST) 63 64 59 51 48 52 72 77 72 57 54 54 60
Source: India Meteorological Department[6][7]

TransportEdit

RoadEdit

Batote is well-connected by road to other places in Jammu and Kashmir and India by the NH 44.

RailEdit

Batote is not connected with railways. The nearest railway station is Udhampur railway station located at a distance of 43 kilometres.

AirEdit

The nearest airport is Jammu Airport located at a distance of 112 kilometres.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020" (PDF). The Gazette of India. 27 September 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Parliament passes JK Official Languages Bill, 2020". Rising Kashmir. 23 September 2020. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  3. ^ Batote, fallingrain.com; accessed 31 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Batote Population". Census India. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "Station: Batote Climatological Table 1981–2010" (PDF). Climatological Normals 1981–2010. India Meteorological Department. January 2015. pp. 113–114. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Extremes of Temperature & Rainfall for Indian Stations (Up to 2012)" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. December 2016. p. M74. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2020.