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The capital of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir is arranged at the conversion of the Jhelum and Neelum waterways. It is 138 kms from Rawalpindi and around 76 kms from Abbottabad. The present name of Muzaffarabad has been given to it after the name of Sultan Muzaffar Khan, a head of Bomba Dynasty (1652). There are two posts, specifically, Red and Black Fort, arranged on the inverse sides of stream Neelum. The Neelum waterway streams through the town, joins stream Jhelum at Domel and assumes a prevailing part in the small scale atmosphere of Muzaffarabad.Places of enthusiasm for and around Muzaffarabad are: Pir Channasi, Shaheed Gali and Patika.

Azad Kashmir have small vallies, which is delight the beauty and nature of Kashmir. Some of its vallies are Neelum Valley,Jehlum Valley,Leepa Valley,Poonch & Sudhnoti,Bagh & Kotli,Mirpur & Bhimber.

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Azad Jammu and Kashmir is extremely rich in common excellence. Its snow-secured crests, thick woodlands, winding waterways, turbulent frothing streams, sweet-scented valleys, velvet green levels and atmosphere differing from cold to tropical, all join together to make it an incredible vacation destination. Valleys like Neelum, Jhelum, Leepa, Rawalakot, Banjosa, Samahni and Baghser develop delightful grand excellence and give a banquet of joy to a recognizing visitor' s eyes.

Azad Jammu & Kashmir is a land of fascinating people, languages & culture. Its population is composed of different races claiming their descent from Semitic, Mongoloid, Aryans, Persians, Turks & Arabs, speaking different languages like Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi and Pashto. The people of Kashmir are sturdy, simple, truthful, intelligent, ingenious, hardworking, skillful and deeply attached to their land.


Mostly local people use hired mini buses,taxi's,and their own cars for transport. The area is criss-crossed with rivers and numerous nullahs. Roads are the only means of transport in Azad Kashmir and play a basic role in the development of the territory. Azad Kashmir looks a small strip of land, however, since almost the entire terrain is mountainous, travelling from one town to another can be a long, time-consuming and meandering journey.

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