Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is the Northern-most state of India and shares its borders with Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, and the neighbouring countries of Pakistan, China and Afghanistan. The state consists of three regions: Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh.
The climate of J&K varies considerably with its topography. The climate is primarily temperate. The state has an agro-climatic condition best suited for horticulture and floriculture. Horticulture is the bulwark of the rural economy, it provides employment to thousands. The floriculture industry supplies flowers to, both, domestic and international markets.
The state has several beautiful tourist locations with hills, temples and lakes. Jammu is famous for its temples while the Kashmir valley is known for its lakes and gardens. Other prominent locations include Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Leh, Sanasar, Zanskar and Krimchi.
State Presentation (March 2013)
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