Jammu and Kashmir General Information

Area: 2,22,236 Square Km

Time Zone: IST (UTC/GMT +5:30 hours)

Population: 12,548,926 (2011)

People Per Sq. Km. : 39

Jammu – 327 meters above MSL
Kashmir Valley – 1,850 meters above MSL

Rainfall: Average 635 mm to 650 mm

Latitude: Between 32.17" And 36.58" North

Longitude: Between 73.26" And 80.30" Longitude

Capital: Jammu is the winter capital and Srinagar is the summer capital.

Languages: The official language is Urdu. Other languages include Kashmiri, Dogri, Pahari, Gujri, Dardi, Ladakhi and Hindi

Pincodes: 18 and 19

Literacy Rate: 66.7%

Best time to visit: April to October

Summer – Light cottons and woolens for evenings / night
Winter – Heavy Woolens