Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. Here are nine of the most notable cities. British India's princely state of Jammu and Kashmir is now divided between the Republic of India and Pakistan, with a smaller section under the control of China after having been conquered in the 1962 Sino-Indian War.

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Leh is the capital of the Ladakh division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Srinagar in the Kashmir Valley is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir and the largest city in the Kashmir region.

Ladakh is a mountainous region in northeast Jammu and Kashmir in north India and in the area known as the Trans-Himalaya (the lands beyond the Himalaya: Tibet, Xinjiang and northern Pakistan).


The Kashmir Valley, or more poetically the Vale of Kashmir, is a large valley in the Himalayan mountains and an administrative region of Jammu and Kashmir state in India.

The Jammu Division is a region of Jammu and Kashmir state in India.

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Other Names for Jammu and Kashmir

  • English:  Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir
  • French:  Cachemire, Jammu-et-Cachemire
  • Hindi:  जम्मू और कश्मीर
  • Kashmiri:  ज्वम त॒ कॅशीर
  • Norwegian:  Jammu og Kashmir
  • Urdu:  جموں و کشمیر
  • Jammu and Kashmīr
  • Kashmīr
  • State of Jammu and Kashmir

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