Jammu and Kashmir <<JUHM oo and KASH mihr or JUHM oo and kash MIHR>> is the northernmost state of India. It lies between Pakistan and China within the Himalaya mountain system. The state is the one one in India with a majority of Muslims. Srinagar is the most important metropolis in Jammu and Kashmir. Additionally it is the state’s summer time capital. Within the winter, the capital shifts south to Jammu.
The identify Jammu and Kashmir typically is shortened to Kashmir. It refers each to a state of India and to a disputed area managed partly by India, partly by Pakistan, and partly by China. The disputed area covers eighty five,806 sq. miles (222,236 sq. kilometers). The identifyKashmir comes from the area’s most closely populated space, additionally referred to as Kashmir. This space consists of the Vale of Kashmir, additionally referred to as the Kashmir Valley, which lies within the Indian-held part. The areas of Jammu and Ladakh lie primarily or partly within the Indian-held part. Areas within the Pakistani-held part are ruled as Azad Kashmir and the Northern Areas. China controls part of Kashmir referred to as Aksai Chin.