Geographical Features

Jammu and Kashmir has a geographic area of 101387 Sq. Kms. It lies between Latitude 32°17’ and 37°05’ North and longitude 72°31’ and 80°20’ East. It is divided into two geographic regions viz. Kashmir Valley and Jammu. The higher regions are covered by PirPanjal, Karakoram and inner Himalayan ranges of mountains. The important river systems of the UT are the Chenab, the Tawi and the Jhelum.