Jammu & Kashmir at a Glance: Land of Beautiful Valley

Jammu Kashmir is a Union Territory in northern India.On 5th August 2019; the central government has removed the special status of the Jammu and Kashmir after abolishing the article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

Jammu & Kashmir a Union Territory is located primarily in the Himalayan Mountains, and shares a border with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south.
Let’s read this article to know some exam oriented facts about the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

It is expected that after the abolition of article 370 (except section 1) the Jammu and Kashmir will be a normal state like others. Now it is expected that real estate companies will start their operations in the J&K and the same thing will be repeated in other sectors as well. So in the near future the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will experience rapid round of holistic development.
Facts about Jammu & Kashmir:
1. Area
2,22236 sq km.
2. Population
1.24 cr (2011 census)
26 Oct, 1947
4. Principal & Official Languages
The official language of the state is Urdu. Other languages are Kashmiri, Dogri, Pahari, Balti, Ladakhi, Punjabi, Gurji, Dadri
5. Neighboring States
Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
6. Capital 
Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
7. Members of Parliament
Lok Sabha- 6, Rajya Sabha- 4
8. Legislature
Bicameral (87seats of legislative Assembly) (87 + 36)
9. Airports
Jammu, Srinagar
10. Major Cities
Srinagar, Jammu, Anantnag,, Udhampur, Baramula, Sopore, Bandipura and Leh
11. Festivals
Assuj, Lohri, Sinh Sankranti,Bahu Mela In Jammu, Id-Ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Juha, Milad-Ul-Nabi,Muharram, Hemis in Laddakh
12. Economy  Size
US$ 17.13 billion,
J&K is best known for Horticulture products, Temperate Fruits, Apple, Peach Plum, Cherry, Almond Etc.
Its 80% population is dependent on Agriculture and 45% economic revenue is from Agro-Horticulture sales
13. Literacy
14. Districts
15.Sex Ratio (as per 2011 census)
880 per thousand male
16. Principal Dances
Rouf (women-romance and heroic), Kudra ( Dogra men), Hemis Gumpa, Chakri
17. Principal Rivers
Indus, Jhelum, Chinab, Ravi and Sindh
18. Principal Minerals
Coal, Copper, Zinc, Lead, Limestone, Bauxite And Lignite, Mica
Zoji la, Pir Panjal, Great Himalaya, Zaskar, Laddakh (little Tibet),
20. Tourist & Historical Places
Apharwat Peak (Gulmarg), Shankaracharya Hill (Srinagar), Dal Lake (Srinagar), Gulmarg Gondola (Gulmarg), Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden (Srinagar), Nigeen Lake (Srinagar), Mughal Gardens (Srinagar), Amarnath Cave (Anantnag), Zojila Pass (Sonamarg),Gulmarg Alpine Guides (Gulmarg).
Wular, Achal, Dal, Pangong, Moriri, And Kar
22. State density
653 person/ km2
23. Child Sex Ratio
795/ 1000 male Child

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