Jammu and Kashmir, the Northern-most state of India, shares its international border with China, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The state lies in the Greater-Himalayan ranges and is enclosed with mountains and valleys. Chenab, Jhelum and Ravi, all part of the Indus River System, are the major rivers that flow through the state. The state is well-connected with an international airport in Srinagar and two domestic airports in Jammu and Leh.
The state is home to about 53 industrial estates and over 29,400 small-scale enterprises with an investment of over $568 mn. There are several upcoming ropeways and cable car projects to facilitate better tourist movement.
India's largest producer of saffron, one of the most expensive spices globally
2nd largest producer of wool in India
Kashmir Willow bats, used in the game of cricket, are made out of Willow trees found in the state