Static Awareness Jammu and Kashmir – J&K Static GK

Static Awareness Jammu and Kashmir - J & K Static GK

Static Awareness Jammu and Kashmir – J & K Static GK

Online banking classes : Jammu and Kashmir is a state in Northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

Capital city: Summer Capital -> Srinagar
                     Winter Capital -> Jammu

Governor: Narinder Nath Vohra

Border States: Himachal Pradesh & Punjab

High Court: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

[Srinagar Wing (Summer) and Jammu Wing (Winter)]

J&K touches International boundaries with:

  • China in the north and east,
  • Afghanistan in the north-west
  • Pakistan in the west

Specialty: Kashmiri Saffron

                  Kashmiri Pashmina Shawls

                  Kashmiri carpets

Famous National Parks / Wildlife Sanctuary in Jammu & Kashmir:

  • Dachigam National Park
  • Hemis National Park

Famous Airports in Jammu & Kashmir:

  1. Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport – Srinagar
  2. Jammu airport – Jammu

Famous Temples / Archaeological Sites / Monuments:

  • Amarnath Temple
  • Vaishno Devi Mandir
  • Leh Palace
  • Raghunath Temple

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Nick Names of Cities:

  • Jammu & Kashmir – Heaven of India
  • Kashmir – Switzerland of India
  • Srinagar – City of lakes

Sports Stadiums:

  • Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium – Srinagar
  • Maulana Azad Stadium – Jammu
  • Bakshi Stadium – Srinagar

Folk Dances:

  1. Rouf Dance
  2. Dumhal Dance
  3. Hafiza Dance

Known Festivals of Jammu & Kashmir:

  • Hemis

Rivers flowing through Jammu & Kashmir:

Jhelum, Chenab, Indus

Famous Dams:

  • Nimoo Bazgo Dam – Indus river
  • Pakal Dul Dam – Marusadar river

Famous Lakes:

  • Dal Lake
  • Gadsar Lake
  • Wular Lake

Thermal, Nuclear & Hydroelectric Power Plants:

  • Salal Hydro Electric Power plant

Cabinet Ministers from Jammu & Kashmir:
Dr. Jitendra Singh – Udhampur constituency

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