is a tehsil in Pulwama district, of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to the south of Srinagar. The district road passes through the town, which connects it to the district headquarters at Pulwama. It is situated on the banks of the Jehlum River and Romshi, one of the tributaries of the Jhelum River. The people are mostly associated with agriculture. Kakapora is a historical place and is mentioned in Kalahana's book of Rajatarangini. In modern times, Kakapora is often referred to as the rice bowl of Kashmir. There are commercial units in Kakapora that boost the economic status of the town beyond just agriculture.