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Kishtwar is the land of harmonious Culture and variety of spoken languages and dialects. Socially, Culturally, Linguistically and Ethnically it may not be a homogeneous unit but both educated and uneducated speak the same language.

  • The area of CHOWGAN (crown of Kishtwar) is near about 520Kanals.  
  • ChanderBhaga (चेनाब) river arise from the opposite side of BaraLacha Pass at a height of 5100mts. above sea level. River Mariev Sudher (मरिएव सुधीर) Marwa river arises from Saga Glacier near BhotKal in Warwan Pargana at a height of 4421mts. above sea level.
  • ChanderBhaga (चेनाब) is also known as Asikini in Sanskrit.
  • Both these rivers namely ChanderBhaga and Mariev Sudher meet each other at Bhandarkoot. 
  • Saffron (केसर) is the famous cash crop produced in this area.  
  • Sapphire (नीलम) is the costliest blue stone found in Padder(KISHTWAR).
  • Quartz  are also found in Padder.
  • Ruby Gems are found in mountanious area of Kishtwar.
  • It is connected by rest of state through NH1B highway.
  • Sapphire mines are located at 4267mts. height above sea level.
  • Kishtwar town is 1634mts. high above the sea level.
  • The area of land under Forest in Kishtwar district is approx. 124.23sq.miles.
  • District Institute of Education (D.I.E.T) opened on 1st Jan 1979 at Kishtwar.
  • Sukhani (सुकेय्नी) is the name of last village of Warwan bordering Anantnag.
  • Tun (तुन) is the name of last village pf Padder bordering Himachal Pradesh.
  • In 1905, Islamia Faridia Higher Secondary School was established.
  • In 1960, Adarsh Bal Niketan High School was established.
  • In 1974, Bharty (भारतीय) Vidhya (विद्या) Mandir (मंदिर) High School was established.
  • In 2001, B.Ed College establishes.
  • In 1986, Degree College opened in Kishtwar.
  • In 1881, Sapphire mines discovered.
  • Om Mehta was the first M.P. from Kishtwar.
  • Krishna Mehta was the first lady M.P. from Kishtwar.
  • Maharaja Pratap Singh opened the first Govt. School in Kishtwar.
  • There are19 no’s of High Schools in Kishtwar in which 17(boys) and 2(girls) schools resp.
  • The number of higher Secondary Schools in Kishtwar are 14 in which 12 are boys HSS and 2 are girl HSS.
  • The total number of Educational Instituions in Kishtwar is 256.
  • Dul Hasti Project is located in this area.
  • In 1958, first vehicle entered into Kishtwar.
  • The driver of this vehicle was Budhi Singh.
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