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Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)

آزاد جموں و کشمیر
Azaad Jammu o Kashmir
Banner o Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
Official seal of Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
Location o Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
Location o Azad Jammu an Kashmir (AJK)
Coordinates: 34°13′N 73°17′E / 34.22°N 73.28°E / 34.22; 73.28
Lairgest ceetyMirpur
 • TeepSel-govrenin state unner Pakistani control[1]
 • BodiLegislative Assembly
 • PresidentSardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan
 • Prime MeenisterChaudhry Abdul Majeed
 • Total13,297 km2 (5,134 sq mi)
 (2008; est.)
 • Total4,567,982
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PKT)
ISO 3166 codePK-JK
Main Leid(s)
Assembly seats49
Union Cooncils182

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 kilometre (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 gien 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.

State symbols of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
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  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named brit
  2. PoK students want seats in IIM/IITsRediff.com, 2006-05-23
  3. Afghans in Pakistan: documenting a population on the move - UNHCR
  4. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 20 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 22 Februar 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. http://www.sify.com/news/china-has-major-presence-in-pakistan-occupied-kashmir-gilgit-activist-news-international-kjcnubijjdc.html

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