Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir is well known as J&K, After 31 October 2019, Its fully under Indian Government. Article 370 of the Indian constitution gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir—a region located in the northern part of Indian subcontinent which was administered by India as a state from 1954 to 31 October 2019, and a part of the larger region of Kashmir, which has been the subject of dispute between India, Pakistan, and China since 1947 conferring it with the power to have a separate constitution, a state flag and autonomy over the internal administration of the state.
Jammu and Kashmir was a region formerly administered by India as a state from 1954 to 2019, constituting the southern and southeastern portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India, Pakistan and China since the mid-20th century.
Founded: 26 October 1947
Population: 1.25 crores (2011)
Kishtwar locked between Himalayas and known for Saffron.
Jammu — the winter capital
Srinagar — the summer capital of the state, set around Dal Lake, with its floating houseboats
Gulmarg — Skiing and India’ highest gondola
Katra— in the foothills of the Trikuta Mountains and home of the holy Mata Vaishno Devi shrine
Pahalgam — a calm and serene place offering multiple trekking routes. The starting point of Amarnath Yatra
Patnitop — a small hill station in Jammu
Bhaderwah — a famous hill station in Jammu
Amar Mahal is a palace on the banks of the Tawi river
|Languages spoken||Hindi, Urdu|
|Area (km2)||222,236 km²|