Samba is a Municipal Committee city in the only sub-district “Samba Tahsil” of the Samba District in the Indian Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

With a population of about 12,700, Samba is the third least populous municipal committee in the district. Its total Density of population is 2 (population per sq km), and it is the second smallest city by area in the sub district.

The city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. Among the 13 wards, Samba Ward No. 13 is the most populous ward with a population of 1702, and Samba Ward No. 11 is the least populous ward with a population of 533.