Srinagar is a district of Jammu and Kashmir of India. Srinagar is the most populous district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir,Indian Administred Kashmir and is home to the summer capital (Srinagar) of Jammu and Kashmir
Geography of Srinagar
Srinagar district is situated in the centre of Kashmir Valley, is surrounded by five districts.In the north side it is flanked by Kargil and Ganderbal in the South side by Pulwama,in the north-west side by Budgam.Srinagar covers the 294 Sq KM area.
Lakes and Glaciers in Srinagar
Latitude of Srinagar city : 34 degrees, 5.0 minutes North
Longitude of Srinagar city : 74 degrees, 48.5 minutes East
Culture of Srinagar District
Srinagar is a unique blend of culture.
Bhand Pather : It is a traditional folk theatre style combination of play and dance in a satirical style where social traditions
Chakri : It is most popular form of Kashmiri folk music. Normally Garaha, Sarangi, Rabab were the musical instruments used in the past.
Sufiana Music : Sofians Music came to Kashmir from Iran in the 15th century
Tehsils in Srinagar District
In Srinagar there are 2 Tehsils
Blocks in Srinagar District
In Srinagar there are 1 Blocks
Assembly constituencies of Srinagar District
In Srinagar there are 8 assembly constituencies
Cities and Towns in Srinagar District
Transportation in Srinagar District
Nearest airport is Srinagar airport that is 32 Kms.
Jammu is a railway station that is 315 kms for from the Srinagar
Tourist Place in Srinagar District
Cheshma Shahi and Pari Mahal
Wildlife Sanctuaries in Srinagar District
Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve
Religious Place in Srinagar District
Imambara Hassanabad Srinagar
Universities Srinagar District
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
University of Kashmir
Colleges in Srinagar District
Kashmir Tibbia College Hospital & Research Centre
Bibi Halima College of Nursing and Medical Technology
Government Medical College Srinagar
Kashmir Law College
College of Nursing & Medical Technology Srinagar
Government Dental College Srinagar
Vitasta School of Law
Economy of Srinagar District
Carpet weaving is one of the main occupations of the Srinagar people. Kashmiri shawls are famous. Papier-mache objects covered with gold leaf or painted with natural colors, carved wooden furniture made of walnut wood, and silver-ware and copper-ware are among other handicraft products.