Pattan is a town and a municipal committee in Baramulla district , in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Pattan is located at 34.17°N 74.57°E. It has an average elevation of 1553 metres (5095 ft). Pattan is one of the historical capitals of Kashmir valley, located nearly in the center of the valley. Pattan tehsil has remains of four palaces including two in the municipal limits.
As of 2011 India census, Pattan had a population of 19,538 of which 12,580 are males and 6,958 are female.Literacy rate of Pattan is 74.28% higher than the state average of 67.16%. In Pattan, Male literacy is around 83.92% while female literacy rate is 55.91%. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2053 which is 10.51% of total population age