Charari Sharief is a town and a notified area committee in Budgam district in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, India.
The town was given the status of block in January 2014. The town is divided into 10 wards. Each ward has a municipal councillor.
The famous mohallas of Charar-i-Sharief are: Talab-e-Kalan or Bada Talab, Trajibal, Court Road, Gulshanabad, Nowhar, Baghi Noor U Din Nowhar, Jabl-e-Noor, Wazabagh, Alamdar colony, Zaloosa and Kumar Mohalla.
Charar-i-Sharief is considered one of the most sacrosanct Muslim shrines in India. It is situated approximately 28 km from Srinagar, en route to Yusmarg. The Shrine of Charar-i-Sharief is approximately 600 years old. It is popularly known as the "Hazrat Sheikh Noor-ud-Din Wali".
Charari Sharief has an average elevation of 1,933 metres (6,345 feet) above mean sea level.
As of 2011 India census, Charar i Sharief had a population of 15000. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Charar i Sharief has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 58% and female literacy of 38%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.