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Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
آزاد جموں و کشمیر
Azaad Jammu o Kashmir
Admeenistrative Unit

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Location o Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
Coordinates: 34°13′N 73°17′E / 34.22°N 73.28°E / 34.22; 73.28
Kintra Pakistan
Established 1948
Caipital Muzaffarabad
Lairgest ceety Mirpur
Government
 • Type Sel-govrenin state unner Pakistani control[1]
 • Body Legislative Assembly
 • President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan
 • Prime Meenister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed
Area
 • Total 13,297 km2 (5,134 sq mi)
Population (2008; est.)
 • Total 4,567,982
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
ISO 3166 code PK-JK
Main Leid(s)
Assembly seats 49
Destricts 10
Touns 19
Union Cooncils 182
Website www.ajk.gov.pk

Azad Jammu an Kashmir (Urdu: آزاد جموں و کشمیر, Azaad Jammu o- Kashmir, literally Free Jammu an Kashmir ; AJK) or Azad Kashmir (literally Free Kashmir) for short, is the soothmaist poleetical entity athin the Pakistani-admeenistered pairt o the umwhile princely state o Jammu an Kashmir. It borders the present-day Indie-controlled state o Jammu an Kashmir tae the east (separatit frae it bi the Line o Control), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tae the wast, Gilgit-Baltistan tae the north, an the Punjab province tae the sooth. Wi its caipital at Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir covers an aurie o 13,297 square kilometres (5,134 sq mi) an haes an estimatit population o aboot foer million. Azad Kashmir an Gilgit-Baltistan thegether constitute the distputit[2] region, referred tae as Pakistan-admeenistered Kashmir bi the Unitit Naitions[3][4] an ither internaitional organisations, an as Pakistan-occupeed Kashmir in Indie[5] in contrast tae the name Indie-occupeed Kashmir which is given tae the Indie admeenistered Jammu an Kashmir bi Pakistan. The territories hae been unner control o the twa kintras syne the first Kashmir war efter which Azad Kashmir wis successfully captured frae the princely state bi the rebellin militias wi the help o Pakistan Airmy.

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