Jammu and Kashmir State
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Jammu and Kashmir State
14 Jan 2009
Districts in Jammu and Kashmir State:
Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state:
Loksabha Constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir state
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Posted Date: 29 Jul 2010
Kashmir is the paradise for tourists both international and domestic.
Amar Mahal,Dogra Art Galary,Shikara cruise on lake Dal or Wulur
Gardens:Shalimar Bagh,Nishat Bagh,Chashma Shahi.
Ladakh is also called Little Tibet.This region is marked with Buddhist Monastries and forts.
Shrines:Hazaratbal mosque,Peer Buddhan Ali Shah,Amarnath and Vaishno Devi.
Main trekking attractions are Pahalgam,Gulmarg and Sonamarg.
J. Stanly Jones
Posted Date: 08 Aug 2010
Jammu & Kashmir
Capital: Srinagar (summer) Jammu (winter)
Date of Formation: 26th October 1947
Area: 2,22,236 sq km (including 78114 sq kms under the illegal occupation of Pakistan and 42,685 sq kms under that of China, of which Pakistan illegally handed over 5130 sq kms to China)
Neighboring States: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Neighboring Countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, China
Population: 77,18,700 (excluding illegal occupied area)
Population Density: 34
Sex Ratio: 923
Literacy: 26.67% (Males: 36.29; Females: 32.24)
Districts: 14 (Anantnag; Badgam; Baramula; Doda; Jammu; Kargil; Kathua; Kupwara; Ladak; Pulwama; Poonch; Rajauri; Srinagar; Udhampur
Villages: 6,477 inhabited villages and 281 uninhabited villages
Main Towns: Srinagar; Jammu; Leh; Anantnag; Baramula; Pulwama; Punch; Doda; Udhampur
Legislative Assembly: 76 (originally 100 but 24 of which are illegally under POK)
Legislative Council: 36
Lok Sabha Seats: 6
Rajya Sabha Seats: 4
Main Political Parties: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference; Indian National Congress; People's Democratic Party; CPI-M; BSP; BJP
Seat of High Court: Srinagar and Jammu
Official Languages: Urdu
Other Chief Languages: Kashmiri; Dogri; Pahari; Balti; Ladakhi; Purig; Punjabi; Gurji; Dadri
Major Religions: Islam; Hinduism; Buddhism
Cultural Dances: Ruf (women-romance and heroic); Kud (Dogra men); Hemis Gumpa
Festivals: Assuj, Lohri, Sinh Sankranti, Bahu Mela, Id-ulfitr
Rivers: Chnab; Jhelum; Zanskar; Indus; Suru; Nubra; Shyok
Minerals: Mica; Fire clay; Limestone; Kaolin; Bauxite
Industries: Handicrafts; Carpet; Wood carving; Shawl making
Agricultural Products: Paddy; Maize; Wheat; Gram; Bajra; Jowar; Barley; Fruits like apple and Walnuts
Main Railway Stations: Jammu
Airports: Srinagar International; Jammu; Leh
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