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Jammu & Kashmir

Districts of Jammu & Kashmir

Anantnag District

Anantnag is one of the six districts of the Kashmir Valley situated in its south and south western direction. Geographically the district lies between 33o-20' to 34o-15' north latitude and 74o-30' to 75o-35' east longitude, bounded in the north and north-west by Srinagar and Pulwama districts respectively and in the north east by Kargil district....[ More ]

Baramulla District

Baramulla district is bounded by Kupwara in the north, Budgam and Poonch in the southern parts of Srinagar and Ladakh in the east and Muzaffarabad(Pak-occupied) in the west. The district which is named after its headquarters was initially pronounced as VARAHMUL....[ More ]

Budgam district

Budgam district came into existence in 1979-80, prior to which it was part of Srinagar District. Budgam is formed of three tehsils namely Budgam, Chadoora, Beerwah. It comprises of 496 Villages and is surrounded by the Districts of Baramulla, Pulwama, srinagar. The total Geographical area of the District is 1371 sq Kms....[ More ]

Doda district

Doda district is the third largest in terms of area after Leh and Kargil.The district falls between 32 degree-53' and 34degree-21' north latitude and 75degree-1' and 76degree-47' east longitude. Spread over in area of 11,691 Sq.Kms the district has a population of 5.25 lakhs (1991-census). The sex ratio was 904 females per 1,000 males and the density of population 36 per Sq.Kms....[ More ]

Jammu district

Jammu is situated on a hillock, on the bank of river Tawi and is bound by Udhampur district in the north and northeast , Kathua district in the east and southeast, Pakistan(Sialkote) in west and Rajauri district and POK (Bhimber) in the northwest. Its skyline was once dotted with glittering spires of temples....[ More ]

Kargil district

Kargil district carved out of erstwhile district Ladakh came into existence in July 1979.It lies in the North-east Of Kashmir Valley at a distance of 205 Kms. from Srinagar with a geographical area of 14,036 Sq.Kms. The whole area is of high rocky mounatins which is devoid of any natural vegetation....[ More ]

Kathua district

Known as Gateway of Jammu & Kashmir State, Kathua district lies in South-East of the State. It is located 32.17' to 32.55' north latitude and 75.32' to 75.76' east longitude. Spread over an area of 2651 sq.Kms constituting 1.9 per cent of the total area of the State, the district has a population of over 4.92 lakh as per 1991 estimates....[ More ]

Leh district

LADAKH is situated between 30 degree to 36 degree east latitude and 76 degree to 79 degree north longitude. The region of Ladakh spread over to an area of 96,701 Sq.Kms and comprising a population of 2 Lakhs habitants and consists of two districts,Leh and Kargil....[ More ]

Pulwama district

Carved out of Anantnag district, the Pulwama district came into being in 1979.The district,situated 32 Kms.from Srinagar in south Kashmir,is surrounded in the north by Srinagar,in the west by Poonch and Budgam and in the east by Anantnag....[ More ]

Poonch district

Poonch district is the smallest of the 14 districts of J&K State.It falls between 33degree-25' to 34degree-01'north latitude and 73degree-58' to 74degree-35' east longitude.Poonch is bounded by the the districts of Baramulla and Pulwama of Kashmir Valley in the north-east,illegally occupied areas of the State by Pakistan in the north west and by the Rajouri district in the south....[ More ]

Rajouri district

Rajouri district is located between 70 degree and 74 degree-4'East longitudeand 32 degree-58'and 33 degree-35'north latitude.It is approx.at a distance of 160 Kms.from Jammu district. It is bounded by Poonch district in the north, Jammu district in the south....[ More ]

Srinagar district

Srinagar district is situated in the centre of Kashmir Valley, is surrounded by five districts.In the north it is flanked by Kargil,in the South by Pulwama,in the north-west by Budgam. The capital city of Srinagar,is located 1730 metres above sea level....[ More ]

Udampur district

Udhampur is the 5th largest Distt. of the J & K state and is situated in the southern part of the state. It is bound by Anantnag in the north, northeast by Doda, southeast by Kathua and southwest by Jammu. It has five tehsils viz. Udhampur, Ramnagar, Reasi, Chenani and Gool Gulabgarh....[ More ]