Jhelum Valley (Kashmir)

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Jhelum Valley

وادی جہلم
Valley
Garhi Dupatta - Azad Kashmir.JPG
Jhelum Valley is located in Azad Kashmir
Jhelum Valley
Jhelum Valley
Coordinates: 34°10′09″N 73°44′36″E / 34.1691°N 73.7432°E / 34.1691; 73.7432Coordinates: 34°10′09″N 73°44′36″E / 34.1691°N 73.7432°E / 34.1691; 73.7432
Country Pakistan
StateAzad Kashmir
DistrictHattian Bala
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu
Time zonePST
Websitehttp://jvc.ajku.edu.pk/Jhelum.php

Jhelum Valley (Urdu: وادی جہلم ‎) is a valley in Jhelum Valley District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is a 50 kilometers (31 mi) long valley located along with Jhelum river surrounded by lush green mountains.[1] Hattian Bala is the main town and district headquarters of the valley.

Some popular tourist attractions are Garhi Dupatta, Awan Patti, Chinari, Chakothi and Chikkar. The valley is connected by a metallic road from Muzaffarabad.[2]

Hotels and rest houses with basic facilities are located in towns and villages in valley. Health facilities, education institutes, post offices, and land line phone service are also available.

University of Azad Jammu kashmir Jhelum Valley Campus

Jhelum Valley Campus in the heavenly scenic Jhelum valley so as to be give people of this area an access to higher education at their door steps. The main setup of the Jhelum Campus will be at Hattian Bala beautiful junction of important areas of Bagh, Chanari, Leepa, Chokothi, Gari Dopatha and Muzaffarabad. Jhelum Campus is along the Site of Sirinagar Highway which remained a trade route between Indian held and liberation part of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

Chakothi, Jhelum Valley

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jhelum Valley". Azad Jammu & Kashmir Council. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Jhelum valley". jhelumvalley.com. Archived from the original on 7 July 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2013.