Kathua district is administrative districts of state Jammu and Kashmir in India.
Geography of Kathua
Kathua district is surrounded by Jammu to the northwest side, the state of Himachal Pradesh to the east side, the Doda and Udhampur districts to the north side, Punjab to the south side and Pakistan's on to the west side.
Main Rivers : Ravi, Ujh, Sewa are the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Kathua city : 32° 17' to 32° 55' North
Longitude of Kathua city : 75° 70' to 76° 16' East
Minerals in Kathua District
Cement Grade Lime Stone in Basohli area,
Slates in Duggan nallah and near Sewa Nallah in Bani block.
Low Grade Iron deposits in Lohai-Malhar block
Gypsum deposits in village Daulla in Basohli tehsil
Other minerals are Quartzide, Bentonite, Fullersearth, Alum and Clay of various color.
Culture of Kathua District
The traditional language of Kathua is Dogri / Pahari. The Pahari language is prevalent in the mountainous area of the east. District is culturally an integerated part of Jammu region and all important religious fairs like Lohri, Holi, Ramnavmi, Baisakhi, Maha Shivratri, Id-ul-Fitr, Basantpanchami, Raksha Bandhan, Janam Ashtami, Martyr’s day of Guru Arjun Dev, Mahanavami, Guru Ravi Dass’s b’day, Dussehra, Diwali, id-ul-zuha, Mahatama gandhi’s b’day Guru Govind Singh’s b’day, Chacha Nehru’s birthday,
Revenue Sub division in Kathua District
In Kathua there are 3 Revenue Sub division
Tehsils in Kathua District
In Kathua there are 5 Tehsils
Blocks in Kathua District
In Kathua there are 8 Blocks
Assembly Constituencies in Kathua District
Police Stations in Kathua District
Police Stations in Kathua District are : Kathua, Hiranagar, Rajbagh, Lakhanpur, Basohli, Bani, Lohai-Malhar, Billawar
Cities and Towns in Kathua District
Railway Stations in Kathua District
Ghagwal Railway Station
Kathua Railway Station
Tourist Place in Kathua District
Jodia Di Mata
Dhoula Wali Mata
Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary
Hotels in Kathua District
Hotel Rattan Palace, Kathua
Hotel Tangri Palace, Kathua
MID WAY INN (JKTDC) DAYALA Chak, Kathua
Hotel Satish, Kathua
Hotel Shakti Palace, Kathua
J.B.S HOTEL and RESTAURANT
Industries in Kathua District
Chenab Textile Mills
Shiva Steel Rolling Mills
Aman Paper Mills
Shri Ram Foundary
J&K Cement Corporation
Bharat Small Arms Pvt. Ltd.
Asian Cements Ltd.
Vickson Sports Industries
Varun Roller Mills
Chenab Agro-chem Ltd.
Major Crops of Kathua District
Major crops of the district are Paddy, Maize and Wheat. Wheat and Paddy constitutes the staple food.