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INDIAN STATE: JAMMU AND KASHMIR
 
Geographical Area: 2.22 (lakh sq. km)
Capital: Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
Population (2011) (fig. in persons) 1,25,48,926
Literacy Rate 68.74
Principal Language : Urdu, Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Punjabi,English, Ladakhi, Balti, Gojri and Dadri
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Jammu and Kashmir

 

Jammu and Kashmir is the northern most state of republic of India, lying mostly in Himalayan Mountains. Jammu and Kashmir shares a border with Himachal Pradesh to the south, Pakistan to the west and People's Republic of China to the north and east. Jammu and Kashmir consists of three divisions: Jammu, Kashmir valley and Ladakh. Srinagar is its summer capital, and Jammu its winter capital. The Kashmir Valley is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape. Jammu is known as "City of Temples" attracts tens of thousands of Hindu and Muslim piligrims every year. Ladakh, also known as "Little Tibet", is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and Buddhist culture which was established as early as the 2nd century.

 

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