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.