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      Jammu and Kashmir is a state in the northern part of India. Jammu and Kashmir is situated between 32 -15' and 37 -05' north latitude and 72 -35' and 83 -20' longitude East. Geographically, the State can be divided into four zones. First, the mountainous and semi mountainous plain commonly known as Kandi belt, the second, hills including Shivalik ranges, the third mountains of Kashmir Valley and Pir Panchal range and the fourth is Tibetan tract of Ladakh and Kargil. Geographically and culturally, the state has three district regions - Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. There are 14 Districts, 69 Cities & Towns, 134 Panchayat Blocks, and 601 Panchayat Villages.

Roads: The road length in the State has reached to 15,012 km.

Railways: At present, rail link extends up to Jammu only. Work on Jammu- Udaipur railway line has been completed. Work for extension of railway line to Srinagar and Baramulla has been taken up. Udhampur-Katra and Qazigund-Baramulla Rail link project has been taken up as national project which is likely to be completed by 2007.

Aviation: Srinagar, Jammu and Leh are the major airports connecting Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country. The Srinagar airport has been upgraded to international level.

Kashmir Valley is described as the paradise on earth. Chashmashahi springs, Shalimar Bagh, Dal Lake, Dachigam, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg and Amarnath shrine in the Valley, Vaishnodevi shrine and Patnitop near Jammu and Buddhist monasteries in Ladakh are important tourist destinations. Ladakh festival on 15 September and Sindhu Darshan in June are popular events.

 

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Jammu and Kashmir >  Districts:

 
   1.   Anantnag District
   2.   Budgam District
   3.   Baramulla District
   4.   Doda District
   5.   Jammu District
   6.   Kargil District
   7.   Kathua District
   8.   Kupwara District
   9.   Leh District
 10 .  Pulwama District
 11.   Poonch District
 12.   Rajauri District
 13.   Srinagar District
 14.   Udhampur District

 

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Jammu and Kashmir >        Cities and Towns:

 
 1) Srinagar, Population: 988,210
 2) Jammu, Population: 612,163
 3) Anantnag, Population: 97,896
 4) Udhampur, Population: 86,299
 5) Baramula, Population: 71,896
 6) Sopore, Population: 59,624
 7) Kathua, Population: 51,034
 8) Leh, Population: 28,639
 9) Bandipore, Population: 25,795
10) Punch, Population: 23,978
11) Rajauri, Population: 21,580
12) Bijbehara, Population: 19,794
13) Duru-Verinag, Population: 17,237
14) Samba, Population: 15,914
15) Kishtwar, Population: 14,936
16) Kupwara, Population: 14,857
17) Ranbirsinghpora, Population: 14,324
18) Pulwama, Population: 14,229
19) Ganderbal, Population: 13,721
20) Kulgam, Population: 13,136
21) Shupiyan, Population: 12,246
22) Badgam, Population: 11,767
23) Tral, Population: 11,651
24) Pattan, Population: 11,355
25) Doda, Population: 11,320
26) Akhnoor, Population: 10,896
27) Kargil, Population: 10,657
28) Sumbal, Population: 10,655
29) Handwara, Population: 10,638
30) Bhaderwah, Population: 10,516
31) Hajan, Population: 9,972
32) Bishna, Population: 9,139
33) Arnia, Population: 9,057
34) Hiranagar, Population: 8,437
35) Katra, Population: 8,083
36) Reasi, Population: 7,973
37) Chrari Sharief, Population: 7,374
38) Khrew, Population: 7,166
39) Parole, Population: 7,075
40) Ramnagar, Population: 6,776
41) Vijay Pore, Population: 6,726
42) Khour, Population: 6,518
43) Beerwah, Population: 6,295
44) Awantipora, Population: 6,252
45) Pahalgam, Population: 6,066
46) Bashohli, Population: 5,945
47) Achabal, Population: 5,834
48) Ramgarh, Population: 5,020
49) Kukernag, Population: 4,863
50) Billawar, Population: 4,640
51) Nowshehra, Population: 4,512
52) Ramban, Population: 4,329
53) Magam, Population: 4,312
54) Uri, Population: 4,246
55) Talwara, Population: 4,199
56) Gorah Salathian, Population: 4,122
57) Sunderbani, Population: 4,088
58) Batote, Population: 3,799
59) Gho-Manhasan, Population: 3,709
60) Jourian, Population: 3,630
61) Qazigund, Population: 3,537
62) Thanamandi, Population: 3,475
63) Banihal, Population: 2,795
64) Chenani, Population: 2,054
65) Khan Sahib, Population: 2,038
66) Kunzer, Population: 1,901
67) Lakhenpur, Population: 1,597
68) Kud, Population: 1,243
69) Gulmarg, Population: 878

 

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