Things you should know about Kashmir

Hi guys this time i am going to bring on the things you really must know about kashmir.Every time someone asks you "Are you from kashmir" or " Have you ever visited kashmir, Then tell me answer of these questions " and what we do we remain silent or feel embrassed.
DON'T BE SILENT ANYMORE
Here is a list of most important things you should know about kashmir.so here we go.Tighten your seat belts because we are going on a ride to "paradise on Earth" KASHMIR.

01) Capital ➪ Srinagar (Summer) &
Jammu (Winter)

02) Languages ➪ Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri,Pahari,Ladakhi, Balti, Punjabi, Gujri and Dadri

03) Population ➪ 1,25,48,926(Census-2011)

04) Sex Ratio ➪ 883 (Females Per 1000 Males)

05) Area➪ 2,22,236 Sq. Kms

06) Population Density ➪ 124 persons per Sq. Km

07) Population below poverty Line➪
3.48%

08) Total Forest Area➪ 20,441 Sq. Km 09) Net

09)Area Irrigated➪ 313,000 Hectares.

10) Literacy Rate➪ 68.74%

11) Lok Sabha Constituencies➪ 6

12) Rajaya sabha Constituencies ➪ 4

13) Assembly Constituencies➪ 87

14) Number of Universities➪ 6

15) Total Road Length (In 2009) ➪40,103 Km

16) Major Religion of State➪ Islam

17) Muslim Population➪ 65%

18) Hindu Population➪ 30%

19) Sikh Population➪ 2%

20) Buddhist Population➪ 1.5 %

21) Biggest Salt Water Lake➪ Pangoney (Ladakh )

22) Biggest Fresh Water Lake➪ Wular
(Baramullah)

23) Biggest Glacier➪ Kalahoi (Pahalgam)

24) Biggest Cascade➪ Aharbal

25) Biggest Golf Course ➪ Gulmarg

26) Biggest Mosque➪ Jamia Masjid (Srinagar)

27) Biggest Temple➪ Raghunath Mandir (Jammu)

28) Highest Town➪ Leh (11,500 ft above Sea Level)

29) Highest Pass➪ Khardungla between Leh and N Waral

30) Highest Airport➪ Leh

31) Highest Annual Rainfall➪ Ramnagar
(Udhampur)

32) Highest Peak➪ Nanga Parbat

33) Highest Lake➪ Pangong (Leh)

34) Longest River➪ Indus River

35) Longest Tunnel➪ Pirpanjal tunnel -
11km

36) Longest Highway➪ Srinagar-Leh

37) Longest River Route➪ Khanabal to
Khadanyar on Jehlum River

38) Coldest Place ➪ Dras (Kargil)

39) Deepest Lake➪ Mansabal (Ganderbal)

40) Oldest Hydel Power Project➪ Mohra
(Baramulla)

41) Oldest Fort ➪ Bahu Fort (Jammu)

42) State Animal ➪ Hangul

43) State Bird ➪ Black necked Crane

44) State Flower ➪ Lotus

45) State Tree ➪ Chinar

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