State Jammu & Kashmir at a Glance

Important Facts about Jammu & Kashmir

State

Jammu & Kashmir

State Map
Capital Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
Date of Formation 26 October 1947
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Vacant

List of Chief Ministers of Jammu & Kashmir

First Chief Minister – Mehr Chand Mahajan

Governor Present Governor – Satya Pal Malik

List of Governors of Jammu & Kashmir

First Governor – Karan Singh

Seat of High Court Jammu and Kashmir High Court (Srinagar)

List of Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 4

1. Azad, Shri Ghulam Nabi (INC)
2. Fayaz, Mir Mohammad (J&K PDP)
3. Laway, Shri Nazir Ahmed (J&K PDP)
4. Manhas, Shri Shamsher Singh (BJP)

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 06

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Baramulla Present MP Muzaffar Hussein Beig
2. Srinagar Present MP Farooq Abdullah
3. Anantnag Present MP Vacant
4. Ladakh Present MP Thupstan Chhewang
5. Udhampur Present MP Jitendra Singh
6. Jammu Present MP Jugal Kishore

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 87

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Karnah Present MLA Raja Manzoor Ahmad
2. Kupwara Present MLA Bashir Ahmad Dar
3. Lolab Present MLA Abdul Haq Khan
4. Handwara Present MLA Sajad Gani Lone
5. Langate Present MLA Abdul Rashid Sheikh
6. Uri Present MLA Mohammad Shafi
7. Rafiabad Present MLA Yawar Ahmad Mir
8. Sopore Present MLA Abdul Rashid Dar
9. Gurez Present MLA Nazir Ahmad Khan
10. Bandipora Present MLA Usman Abdul Majid
11. Sonawari Present MLA Mohammad Akbar Lone
12. Sangrama Present MLA Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari
13. Baramulla Present MLA Javid Hassan Baig
14. Gulmarg Present MLA Mohd. Abass Wani
15. Pattan Present MLA Imran Raza Ansari
16. Kangan Present MLA Altaf Ahmad
17. Ganderbal Present MLA Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh
18. Hazratbal Present MLA Asiea
19. Zadibal Present MLA Abid Hussain Ansari
20. Eidgah Present MLA Mubarik Ahmad Gul
21. Khanyar Present MLA Ali Mohd Sagar
22. Habba kadal Present MLA Shamim Firdous
23. Amira kadal Present MLA Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari
24. Sonawar Present MLA Mohammad Ashraf Mir
25. Batmaloo Present MLA Noor Mohd Sheikh
26. Chadoora Present MLA Javaid Mustafa Mir
27. Budgam Present MLA Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi
28. Beerwah Present MLA Omar Abdullah
29. Khan Sahib Present MLA Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen Shah
30. Chrar-i-sharief Present MLA Ghulam Nabi Lone
31. Tral Present MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah
32. Pampore Present MLA Zahoor Ahmad Mir
33. Pulwama Present MLA Mohd. Khalil Band
34. Rajpora Present MLA Haseeb A Drabu
35. Wachi Present MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir
36. Shopian Present MLA Mohd Yousuf Bhat
37. Noorabad Present MLA Abdul Majid Padder
38. Kulgam Present MLA Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami
39. Hom Shali Bugh Present MLA Ab. Majeed
40. Anantnag Present MLA Mufti Mohd Sayeed
41. Devsar Present MLA Mohammad Amin Bhat
42. Dooru Present MLA Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi
43. Kokernag Present MLA Abdul Rahim Rather
44. Shangus Present MLA Gulzar Ahmad Wani
45. Bijbehara Present MLA Abdul Rehman Bhat
46. Pahalgam Present MLA Altaf Ahmad Wani
47. Nubra Present MLA Deldan Namgail
48. Leh Present MLA Nawang Rigzin
49. Kargil Present MLA Asgar Ali Karbalaie
50. Zanskar Present MLA Syed Mohammad Baqir Rizvi
51. Kishtwar Present MLA Sunil Kumar Sharma
52. Inderwal Present MLA Ghulam Mohd Saroori
53. Doda Present MLA Shakti Raj
54. Bhaderwah Present MLA Daleep Singh
55. Ramban Present MLA Neelam Kumar Langeh
56. Banihal Present MLA Vikar Rasool Wani
57. Gulab Garh Present MLA Mumtaz Ahmed
58. Reasi Present MLA Ajay Nanda
59. Gool Arnas Present MLA Ajaz Ahmed Khan
60. Udhampur Present MLA Pawan Kumar Gupta
61. Chenani Present MLA Dina Nath
62. Ram Nagar Present MLA Ranbir Singh Pathania
63. Bani Present MLA Jewan Lal
64. Basohli Present MLA Lal Singh
65. Kathua Present MLA Rajiv Jasrotia
66. Billawar Present MLA Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh
67. Hira Nagar Present MLA Kuldeep Raj
68. Samba Present MLA Devinder Kumar Manyal
69. Vijaypur Present MLA Chander Parkash
70. Nagrota Present MLA Devender Singh Rana
71. Gandhi Nagar Present MLA Kavinder Gupta
72. Jammu East Present MLA Rajesh Gupta
73. Jammu West Present MLA Sat Paul Sharma
74. Bishnah Present MLA Kamal Verma
75. Ranbir Singh Pura Present MLA Dr. Gagan Bhagat
76. Suchet Garh Present MLA Sham Lal Choudhary
77. Marh Present MLA Sukhnandan Kumar
78. Raipur Domana Present MLA Bali Bhagat
79. Akhnoor Present MLA Rajeev Sharma
80. Chhamb Present MLA Dr. Kirshan Lal
81. Nowshera Present MLA Ravinder Raina
82. Darhal Present MLA Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali
83. Rajouri Present MLA Qamar Hussain
84. Kalakote Present MLA Abdul Ghani Kohli
85. Surankote Present MLA Ch Mohd Akram
86. Mendhar Present MLA Javed Ahmed Rana
87. Poonch Haveli Present MLA Shah Mohd Tantray

Number of District 22

Name of the Districts

Anantnag
Bandipore
Baramulla
Budgam
Doda
Ganderbal
Jammu
Kargil
Kathua
Kishtwar
Kulgam
Kupwara
Leh
Poonch
Pulwama
Rajouri
Ramban
Reas
Samba
Shopian
Srinagar
Udhampur

Area 222,236 km2
Rank of state by Area 5th
Population(2011) 12,541,302
Literacy rate 67.16 %
Types Of Religion Islam (68.31%), Hinduism (28.43%), Sikhism (1.87%), Buddhism (0.89%), Christianity (0.28%), Jainism (0.01%), Other or none (0.01%), Atheist (0.001%)
Neighbouring States Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
Neighbouring Countries Pakistan, Afganistan, China
Main Language Urdu
Other Languages Kashmiri, Dogri, Pahari, Balti, Ladhakhi, Punjabi, Gojri, Dadri
Biggest River Ganges
Number of River 16 (Chenab River, Doda River, Dras River, Indus River, Jhelum River, Markha River, Neelum River, Nubra River, Ravi River, Shingo River, Shyok River, Suru River (Indus), Tawi River, Tsarap River, Yapola River, Zanskar River)
Number Lake Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Wular Lake, Pangong Lake
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains 12 (Pirpanjal Range, Amarnath Mountain, Karakoram (8615 M) and Kyunlun Ranges, Toshmaidan, Zanskar Range, Afarwat, Nun Kun Range, Nanga Parbat Range, Harmukh Mountain, Burzil Mountain, Siwalik Range, Volcanic mountains)
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 20230 Km2
Latitude 33.45°N
Longitude 76.24°E
City & Town Jammu, Srinagar, Leh Ladakh, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam
Transport & Communication Road, Railway & Air
AirPorts 05 (Jammu airport, Kargil Airport, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Poonch Airport, Srinagar International Airport)
International Airports Srinagar International Airport
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 2593.00 Km
National Highway Number 1A, 1B, 1C & 1D
Railway Length 298.19
Waterfalls in Jammu and Kashmir Aharbal Falls
Wildlife Sanctuaries in Trikuta WLS, Surinsar Mansar WLS, Ramnagar Rakha WLS, Nandni WLS, Baltal-Thajwas WLS, Changtang WLS, Gulmarg WLS, Hirapora WLS, Jasrota WLS, Karakoram WLS, Lachipora WLS, Limber WLS, Overa-Aru Biosphere Reserve, Hokersar WLS, Rajparian WLS
Major Temples Ranbireshwar Temple
Raghunath Temple
Vaishno Devi Temple
Peer Kho Cave Temple
Avantipur Temple
Amarnath Temple
Major Tourist Places Srinagar, Amarnath, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Leh/Ladakh, Vaishno Devi
Legislative Assembly Name Vidhan Sabha of Jammu & Kashmir
Emblem
State Dance Dumhal
State Anthem Watan Hamara Azad Kashmir
Cuisine Mujh Gaad, Modur Pulaav, Matschgand, Lyodur Tschaman, Goshtaba, Aab Gosht, Dum Olav/Dun Aloo, Qabargaah
State Animal Kashmir stag
State Bird Black-necked crane
State Flower Lotous
State Fruit – –
State tree Chinar tree (Platanus oreintalis)
Sport – –
Number of National Park 04 (City Forest (Salim Ali) National Park, Dachigam National Park, Hemis National Park, Kishtwar National Park)
Movie Industry Name Dogri Cinema or Pahariwood
Festivals Accession Day (Jammu and Kashmir), Galdan Namchot, Kashmiri Pandit festivals, Ladakh International Film Festival, Sindhu Darshan Festival
Website www.jk.gov.in

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