Interesting and fun facts about Jammu Kashmir | Historical Facts

Interesting and fun facts about Jammu Kashmir | Historical Facts

Apart from the beauty of this state, its culture and its people also attract the world. Dal Lake, Chinar and Kangri, there are some things in Jammu Kashmir which you will not be able to ignore.
It is said that the area where Kashmir was situated today used to be lake sometimes. That is why the name of Kashmir came out after the translation of many words related to water.

Amazing, History, Famous Facts About  Jammu Kashmir For Tourists and Kids

Here is a list of Interesting and Unknown facts about  Jammu Kashmir as well as In this article, you can also read some historical facts and general information about the  Jammu Kashmir such as facts about culture, history, government rule, total population of the  Jammu Kashmir State.


  1. Jammu Kashmir is the only state in India where people of other states cannot afford property in Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. Mount Godwin Austen (K2) is the second tallest mountain of India, whose height is 8611 meters. After Mount Everest (8848 meters),it is the second tallest mountain in the world.
  3. It is a matter of great regret that today 60% of Jammu and Kashmir is in control of India, the remaining 30% is in Pakistan and 10% is in China’s control (after the 1962 Sino-India War).
  4. The largest pond in Asia is the Wular Pond of the Valley of Kashmir.
  5. India’s longest road tunnel is in the Jammu and Kashmir which is  11 kilometers long. The tunnel is known as the Chenani-Nashri tunnel.
  6. Jammu Kashmir is the only state in India that has its own separate flag.
  7. 1,315 meters long and at an altitude of 359 meters, “Chenab Bridge” is being built on the bank of Chenab river, Bakkal and Kouri,which is in Reasi district of Kashmir. When it is complete, the world’s largest railway bridge will be built.
  8. At present, Kashmir is one of the world’s most dangerous states, because Kashmir’s border is located on a country with three nuclear weapons.
  9. Leh district of Kashmir is the largest district in the state and the second largest district in India, which comes after Kutch (Gujarat).
  10. One of the most popular religious places in India, the temple of Mata Vaishno Devi is in the Trikuta Hills of Kashmir, and According to an estimate,every year there are 10 million pilgrims to visit.
  11. This is the only Indian state with two capital, one Srinagar in the summer and the second in Jammu, in winter.
  12. Jammu Kashmir is home to Glascioro, one of which is Siachen Glacier, 76 kilometers long, one of the long glaciers of Himalayan ranges.
  13. In India, except for Kashmir, the time of assembly in every state is 5 years, only in Kashmir this time is 6 years.
  14. The good thing is that the literacy rate of Jammu and Kashmir is more than both India and Pakistan.
  15. If the woman of Jammu and Kashmir is married to a boy from any state of India, her citizenship will end, but if she marries with a Pakistani boy, then that boy gets the citizenship of Jammu Kashmir.
  16. Srinagar capital of Jammu and Kashmir was established by Ashoka 3,000 years ago, it means “City of Lakshmi”.                                                                                                                                                   
  17. The highest production of Pashmina Shawl is in Kashmir and Kashmir is the largest exporter of the same thing.
  18. Jammu Kashmir is divided into three groups. There is a Hindu population in Jammu, there is a Muslim population in the valley and there is a Buddhist population in the northern part of Ladakh.
  19. The state of Jammu and Kashmir was once known as the world’s paradise. Because of his beauty, India and Pakistan were fought three times and there was a war between India and China.
  20. If you know any new things about Jammu and Kashmir, then definitely tell through the comments so that other people can also read, thank you.
  21. In Srinagar, the Shalimar Bagh was built by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Noorjahan in 1619.
  22. Gulmarg is a hill station of it, it ‘s the name given by the Sultan Yusuf Shah in the 16th century. In the year, the maximum temperature is 20 degrees and the minimum temperature is 8 degrees.
  23. Jammu and Kashmir is the only place in India where valuable saffron and walnut can be cultivated.
  24. Jammu and Kashmir is a mixture of different cultures and, in different regions, there are nine different language Kashmiri, Urdu, Dogri, Pahari, Balati, Ladakhi, Gojari, Sheena, and Pashto.
  25. The national tree of Jammu and Kashmir is a Cottonwood tree and a national flower lotus, which is visible in almost all the lakes of the river.
  26. The state’s population is more than 16 million. This data is based on the census conducted in the year 2010.

If you know any new things about Jammu and Kashmir, then definitely tell through the comments so that other people can also read, thank you.

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