Information about Jammu and Kashmir

State Information
ISO Code JK
Vehicle Code JK
Capital Srinagar inter)
Largest City Srinagar
Formation Date Jan 26, 1950 (67 years ago)
Population 12,541,302
Area 222,236 km2
Official Languages Urdu
Other Official Languages
Information about the name Jammu and Kashmir
Name in State Language جموں و کشمی (Kashmiri)
Meaning of the name Jammu and Kashmir regions
Additional Information The word "Jammu" is possibly named after the king Jambu Lochan. "Kashmir" may mean the "Land desiccated by water" (from Sanskrit Ka, water + shimira, to desiccate) or may be derived from the name of the sage Kashyapa.
Information about Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
Name of the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti
Chief Minister since Apr 4, 2016 (1 year ago)
Party Name Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party
Information about Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Name of the Governor Narinder Nath Vohra
Governor since Jun 25, 2008 (9 years ago)