Location: The State of Jammu and Kashmir commonly known as “Kashmir ” is situated between 32°-17` and 36°-58` north latitude and 73°-6` and 80°-30` longitude in the north western part of Indian sub-continent. Geographically it is bounded on the north-west by Afghanistan , on the north-east by China , on the south by India and on the west by Pakistan .
Area: Total area of Jammu and Kashmir State is about 85,806 sq. miles
(2,22,236 sq. Kms).
Territories:Jammu plains, Kashmir valley Ladakh plateau and Gilgit form the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
Language: Kashmiri, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Dogri, Pahari, Hindco, Shina, Balti and Broshali.
History ( in chronological order):