Jammu and Kashmir District Map

Jammu and Kashmir District Map

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Jammu and Kashmir District Map Jammu Srinagar City Udhampur City Jammu City Samba Kathua Udhampur Doda Ramban Reasi Rajouri Kulgam Pulwama Shupiyan Anantnag Badgam Srinagar Punch Baramula Kupwara Bandipore Ganderbal Kishtwar Kargil Leh PUNJAB HIMACHAL PRADESH PAKISTAN CHINA AFGHNISTAN
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*The Map showing all Districts and Major Roads, etc in the State of jammu and Kashmir. Disclaimer

Jammu and Kashmir is the Northern most and one of the most beautiful Indian states. It is believed that when Mughal Emperor Jahangir saw the Kashmir valley he exclaimed "If there ever is a heaven on earth, it's here, it's here, it's here". Jammu and Kashmir comprises of three regions; Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh and has two capital cities, Jammu, the winter capital and Srinagar, the summer capital.

Jammu and Kashmir covers a total area of 2,22,236 km square and has a population of 12, 548,926 (2011 census). The districts are divided under three divisions; Jammu Division, Kashmir Valler Division and Ladakh Division.

Parts of Jammu and Kashmir have been claimed by India's neighbouring countries of Pakistan and China. Areas of Jammu and Kashmir under Pakistani administration are Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan and areas under China are Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract.

Jammu, the winter capital is famous for its Hindu temples and witnesses many pilgrims year after year. The Kashmir Valley, also known as Heaven on Earth, is famous for its beautiful gardens and lakes and its picturesque natural beauty. Other famous places in Jammu and Kashmir include Leh and Ladakh, known for their dizzying heights and rugged landscape. Apart from that Srinagar, Gulmarg, Katra, Pahalgam and Patnitop are other popular destinations in Jammu and Kashmir.

List of Districts of Jammu and Kashmir

Name of District Jammu DivisionHeadquartersArea (km2)Population 2011 Census
Kathua DistrictKathua2651615711
Samba DistrictSamba 318611
Jammu DistrictJammu30971526406
Rajouri DistrictRajouri2630619266
Reasi DistrictReasi 314714
Udhampur DistrictUdhampur4550555357
Ramban DistrictRamban 283313
Doda DistrictDoda11691409576
Kishtwar DistrictKishtwar 231037
Poonch DistrictPoonch1674476820
Name of District Kashmir Valley Division HeadquartersArea (km2)Population 2011 Census
Anantnag DistrictAnantnag39841069749
Kulgam DistrictKulgam 423181
Pulwama DistrictPulwama1398570060
Shopian DistrictShopian 265960
Budgam DistrictBudgam1371755331
Srinagar DistrictSrinagar22281250173
Ganderbal DistrictGanderbal 297003
Bandipora DistrictBandipora 385099
Baramulla DistrictBaramulla45881015503
Kupwara DistrictKupwara2379875564
Name of District Ladakh DivisionHeadquartersArea (km2)Population 2011 Census
Kargil DistrictKargil14036143388
Leh DistrictLeh45110147104

Governance of the Districts of Jammu and Kashmir

The districts of Jammu and Kashmir are the administrative units of the state and have been further subdivided into blocks and tehsils that facilitate the government and administration of the districts.

The Siachen Glacier, though under the control of the Indian military does not come under the administration of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in India which has its own flag and constitution and Indians living in other parts of the country cannot buy land or property in the state.

Last Updated on 5 Mar 2013