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Athmuqam or Athmakam (Urdu : آٹھمقام) is a town about 73 kilometres from Muzaffarabad, in Azad Kashmir. It is the headquarters of Neelum District. Its population was 7,922 in 2017.
The town is accessible by Neelum road from Muzaffarabad. All the basic necessities of life are available there. There is a market and post office. Banks, hospital and telephone exchanges are also present. A number of guest Houses for accommodating visitors and Tourists.
University of AJK Neelum campus is also located in the town having departments of Computer Science, Geology and English. There are two degree colleges 1 for Girls & 1 for Boys. Private colleges like Neelum Institute of Science & Humanities (NISH) & Schools like Owasia Educational Academy are providing quality education.
Office of the Deputy commissioner & Assistant Commissioner, Superintendent of Police etc. are present.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir, abbreviated as AJK and commonly known as Azad Kashmir, is a region administered by Pakistan as a nominally self-governing jurisdiction, and constituting the western portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China since 1962. The territory shares a border with Gilgit-Baltistan, together with which it is referred to by the United Nations and other international organisations as "Pakistan administered Kashmir". Azad Kashmir is one-sixth of the size of Gilgit-Baltistan. The territory also borders Pakistan's Punjab province to the south and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to the west. To the east, Azad Kashmir is separated from the Indian administered Kashmir by the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan. Azad Kashmir has a total area of 13,297 square kilometres (5,134 sq mi), and a total population of 4,045,366 as per the 2017 Census.
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