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GENERAL INTRODUCTION OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Jammu and Kashmir is situated in India’s northern region. It is one of the eight union territories of India. It is the second largest union territory of India by land and the second populous union territory of India by population.
Jammu and Kashmir lie to the north of the Indian states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and to the west of the union territory of Ladakh. It shares an international border with Pakistan to the west.
Jhelum, Tawi, Ravi, and Chenab are the important rivers of Jammu and Kashmir. It is home to several valleys such as the Kashmir Valley, the Chenab Valley, the Sindh Valley and the Lidder Valley.
Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Jammu, Vaishno Devi and Amarnath are the main tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir. It is also famous for its scenic beauty, flower gardens, and apple farms.
Jαmmu and Kashmir Map
Below the table shown are basic information about Jαmmu and Kashmir.
55,538 sq. km (including POK)
12,267,011 (2011 census)
220/ sq. km (2011 census)
Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi and English
No. of districts
Lok Sabha seats
Rajya Sabha seats
High Court of Jαmmu and Kashmir
High Court location
Srinagar and Jammu
No. of border shares states
2+1 (union territory)
Black Necked Crane