Political map of the Kashmir region, showing the Pir Panjal range and the Kashmir Valley or Vale of Kashmir
Kashmiri Pandits in Srinagar, c. 1895 CE
Pahalgam Valley, Kashmir
Topographic map of Jammu and Kashmir, with visible altitude for the Kashmir valley and Jammu region.
Photograph of the Martand Sun Temple, Hardy Cole's Archaeological Survey of India Report 'Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir.' (1869)
Nanga Parbat in Kashmir, the ninth-highest mountain on Earth, is the western anchor of the Himalayas
A high-altitude alpine lake in the Himalayan range in Jammu and Kashmir
1872 painting depicting Srinagar, with Pandits in the foreground
Map of India in 1823, showing the territories of the Sikh empire (northermost, in green) including the region of Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir union territory (J and K) is bordered in carmine colour. Ladakh union territory (L) is bordered in blue colour.
Three Hindu priests writing religious texts – 1890s, Jammu and Kashmir
1909 Map of the Princely State of Kashmir and Jammu. The names of regions, important cities, rivers, and mountains are underlined in red.
Srinagar railway station
An artpiece of three Kashmiri Pandit women
The prevailing religions by district in the 1901 Census of the Indian Empire
NH1 near Sonamarg
Kashmiri couple getting married in a traditional ceremony at Jammu
A white border painted on a suspended bridge delineates Azad Kashmir from Jammu and Kashmir
University of Kashmir during autumn
Divine Colours of the Divine Spring
Topographic map of Kashmir
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on postal stamps of India
Ruins of Martand temple
K2, a peak in the Karakoram range, is the second highest mountain in the world
Apples of Kashmir are famous for their taste
Sharda Peeth
The Indus River system
Boteh from an Antique Kashmiri Dochalla Shawl
Mount Harmukh
Large Kashmir Durbar Carpet (detail), 2021 photo. "Durbar", in this context, means Royal or Chiefly.
Inauguration of the first Khelo India Winter Games
A Kashmiri pandit woman, photograph by Fred Bremner, circa ~1900
A Muslim shawl-making family shown in Cashmere shawl manufactory, 1867, chromolithograph, William Simpson
Vaishno Devi Temple in winter
A group of Pandits, or Brahmin priests, in Kashmir, photographed by an unknown photographer in the 1890s
Shalimar Gardens
Brokpa women from Kargil, northern Ladakh, in local costumes
Dal Lake
Amarnath Cave

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)

They belong to the Pancha Gauda Brahmin group from the Kashmir Valley, a mountainous region located within the Indian-administered union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

- Kashmiri Pandits

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

Drafted by a treaty and a bill of sale, and constituted between 1820 and 1858, the Princely State of Kashmir and Jammu (as it was first called) combined disparate regions, religions, and ethnicities: to the east, Ladakh was ethnically and culturally Tibetan and its inhabitants practised Buddhism; to the south, Jammu had a mixed population of Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs; in the heavily populated central Kashmir valley, the population was overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim, however, there was also a small but influential Hindu minority, the Kashmiri brahmins or pandits; to the northeast, sparsely populated Baltistan had a population ethnically related to Ladakh, but which practised Shia Islam; to the north, also sparsely populated, Gilgit Agency, was an area of diverse, mostly Shiʻa groups; and, to the west, Punch was Muslim, but of different ethnicity than the Kashmir valley.

- Kashmir

The local organisation of pandits in Kashmir, Kashmir Pandit Sangharsh Samiti after carrying out a survey in 2008 and 2009, said that 399 Kashmiri Pandits were killed by insurgents from 1990 to 2011 with 75% of them being killed during the first year of the Kashmiri insurgency.

- Kashmiri Pandits

Radio Sharda, a worldwide community radio service for Kashmiri Pandits, was started by Ramesh Hangloo.

- Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)
Political map of the Kashmir region, showing the Pir Panjal range and the Kashmir Valley or Vale of Kashmir

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Lama dance at Jummoo,
Maharaja Gulab Singh, the founder of princely state of Jammu and Kashmir
Kashmir region divided across Pakistan, India and China (map by CIA)
Tawi River
The Vaishno Devi shrine attracts millions of Hindu devotees every year
Bahu Fort
Raghunath Temple
The Shivkhori cave
Machail Mata
Lohri bonfire

The Jammu division is a revenue and administrative division within Jammu and Kashmir, a union territory of India.

In the west, the Line of Control separates Jammu from Pakistani-administered Kashmir (known as Azad Kashmir in Pakistan).

Most of Jammu's Hindus are native Dogras, Kashmiri Pandits, Punjabi Hindus migrants and refugees from the Kotli and Mirpur areas which are currently administered by Pakistan.