Political map of the Kashmir region, showing the Pir Panjal range and the Kashmir Valley or Vale of Kashmir
Photograph of Kargah Buddha in Gilgit; "The ancient Stupa – rock carvings of Buddha, everywhere in the region, point to the firm hold of Buddhism for such a long time."
Topographic map of Jammu and Kashmir, with visible altitude for the Kashmir valley and Jammu region.
Pahalgam Valley, Kashmir
Map of Tibetan Empire citing the areas of Gilgit-Baltistan as part of its kingdom in 780–790 CE
A high-altitude alpine lake in the Himalayan range in Jammu and Kashmir
Nanga Parbat in Kashmir, the ninth-highest mountain on Earth, is the western anchor of the Himalayas
Landscape of Azad Kashmir
The princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, (National Geographic, 1946). Shown are the Gilgit Agency, consisting of subsidiary states of Jammu and Kashmir, and the Gilgit wazarat, including the Gilgit Leased Area (shown in white). Baltistan was part of the large area of the Ladakh-Baltistan wazarat in the east.
Jammu and Kashmir union territory (J and K) is bordered in carmine colour. Ladakh union territory (L) is bordered in blue colour.
Map of India in 1823, showing the territories of the Sikh empire (northermost, in green) including the region of Kashmir
Map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification
The last Maqpon Raja Ahmed Shah (died in prison in Lhasa c. 1845)
Srinagar railway station
1909 Map of the Princely State of Kashmir and Jammu. The names of regions, important cities, rivers, and mountains are underlined in red.
Paddy field in Leepa valley
Flag of the Gilgit-Baltistan region
NH1 near Sonamarg
The prevailing religions by district in the 1901 Census of the Indian Empire
A 1946 map of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir; present-day Azad Kashmir constitutes areas of the three western-most districts
Gilgit Baltisan assembly located in Jutial Gilgit
University of Kashmir during autumn
A white border painted on a suspended bridge delineates Azad Kashmir from Jammu and Kashmir
Muzaffarabad, the capital city of Azad Kashmir
Gilgit-Baltistan is administered as three divisions
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on postal stamps of India
Topographic map of Kashmir
Bagh City
Fourteen districts in 2019
Apples of Kashmir are famous for their taste
K2, a peak in the Karakoram range, is the second highest mountain in the world
Districts of Azad Kashmir
Mountains covered in snow, as seen from the Raja Bazar Road Gilgit
Boteh from an Antique Kashmiri Dochalla Shawl
The Indus River system
Kotla, Bagh District
Montage of Gilgit-Baltistan
Inauguration of the first Khelo India Winter Games
Large Kashmir Durbar Carpet (detail), 2021 photo. "Durbar", in this context, means Royal or Chiefly.
Neelum Valley is a tourist destination in Azad Kashmir.
View of Laila Peak, which is located near Hushe Valley (a town in Khaplu)
Vaishno Devi Temple in winter
A Muslim shawl-making family shown in Cashmere shawl manufactory, 1867, chromolithograph, William Simpson
Munda Gali, Leepa Valley
The Trango Towers offer some of the largest cliffs and most challenging rock climbing in the world, and every year a number of expeditions from all corners of the globe visit Karakoram to climb the challenging granite.
Shalimar Gardens
A group of Pandits, or Brahmin priests, in Kashmir, photographed by an unknown photographer in the 1890s
Mirpur University of Science and Technology
Cold Desert, Skardu is the world's highest desert
Dal Lake
Brokpa women from Kargil, northern Ladakh, in local costumes
Rush Lake, Nagar, Pakistan
Amarnath Cave
Sheosar Lake is in the western part of Deosai National Park
The Karakoram Highway
National Highway N-15 has abrupt direction changes which is a challenge for drivers who use this route to reach Gilgit
ATR 42–500 on Gilgit Airport. Picture taken on 10 July 2016
A pie chart showing the Sectarian divide of Gilgit-Baltistan
Dance of Swati Guests with traditional music at Baltit Fort in 2014
Wakhi musicians in Gulmit.
One of the poplular dish of this region is Chapchor. It is widely made in Nagar Valley and Hunza Valley
Polo in progress with the shandur lake in background, Shandur, Gupis-Yasin District.
Satpara Lake, Skardu, in 2002
Upper Kachura Lake
Shangrila Lake, Skardu
Manthokha Waterfall

Azad Jammu and Kashmir, abbreviated as AJK and colloquially referred to as simply Azad Kashmir, is a region administered by Pakistan as a nominally self-governing entity and constituting the western portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947.

- Azad Kashmir

Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an autonomous territory, and constituting the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China from somewhat later.The application of the term "administered" to the various regions of Kashmir and a mention of the Kashmir dispute is supported by the tertiary sources (a) through (d), reflecting due weight in the coverage.

- Gilgit-Baltistan

Jammu and Kashmir is a region administered by India as a union territory and consisting of the southern portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China since 1962.

- Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)

The territory shares a border to the north with Gilgit-Baltistan, together with which it is referred to by the United Nations and other international organizations as "Pakistani-administered Kashmir".

- Azad Kashmir

The Line of Control separates Jammu and Kashmir from the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and north.

- Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)

Today, the term encompasses a larger area that includes the Indian-administered territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, and the Chinese-administered territories of Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract.

- Kashmir

On its eastern side, Azad Kashmir is separated from the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (part of Indian-administered Kashmir) by the Line of Control (LoC), which serves as the de facto border between the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir.

- Azad Kashmir

It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the southeast.

- Gilgit-Baltistan

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