The snowcapped mountains, sprawling valleys, rivers, springs, plains and plateaus make Jammu and Kashmir location classic example of perfect tourist place. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is strategically located on the northernmost part of India. It is geographically located between 32.17 º and 36.58 ° northern latitude and 37.26 ° and 80.30 ° eastern longitude.
Jammu Division between an altitude of 300 meters & 4200 meters above Mean sea level (MSL). Ranbirsingh Pura in Jammu district and Sumcham (Paddar) in Doda district are the lowest and highest permanent settlement points for human population. Human population of the Division as per Census 2001 is 43.96 lacs.
The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been demarcated into four geographical zones:
Jammu city officially called Jammu-Tawi, is the largest city in Jammu and the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.