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This section provides a quick glance and information on Kashmir, along with some other fast facts about Kashmir, India.

Kashmir Facts

The beautiful Kashmir valley looks like a paradise on earth. The valley is so beautiful that you will fall in love with it at the first sight itself. Infact, the charm and magnificence of Kashmir are beyond the scope of mere words. In the following lines, we have provided some quick information on Kashmir, India. Read on to know fast facts about Kashmir.

Area: 105 sq km
Altitude: 1,730 m
Climate: Summers - 29.5°C to 10.6°C
Winters - 7.3°C to 1.9°C
Rainfall: 52.9 cm
Population: 930,136 (2001 Census)
Best Time to Visit: March to October
Airports: Srinagar, Jammu and Leh
Clothing: Spring and autumn - Light woolens
Summer - Cotton
Winter - Heavy woolens
Languages: Kashmiri, Urdu, Hindi and English
Religions: Islam and Hinduism
Currency: Rupees
Major Festivals: Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Zoha, Lohri, Baisakhi and Navratri
Major Fairs: Jhiri Mela, Bahu Mela, Mansar Food and Craft Mela, Pumandal Mela and Chaitre Chaudash
Tourist Attractions: Dal Lake, Nagin Lake, Houseboats, Mughal Gardens, Dachigam, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Patnitop, Charar-I-Sharif, Shankracharya, Hazratbal, etc.