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Ladakh
ལ་དྭགས
Region
Taglang La moontain pass in Ladakh
Taglang La moontain pass in Ladakh
Ladakh (pink) in a cairt o Indian-admeenistered Kashmir
Ladakh (pink) in a cairt o Indian-admeenistered Kashmir
Ladakh is locatit in Indie
Ladakh
Ladakh
Destrict heidquarters o Leh Destrict
Coordinates: 34°10′12″N 77°34′48″E / 34.17000°N 77.58000°E / 34.17000; 77.58000Coordinates: 34°10′12″N 77°34′48″E / 34.17000°N 77.58000°E / 34.17000; 77.58000
Kintra  Indie
State Jammu an Kashmir
Aurie[1][lower-alpha 1]
 • Total 86,904 km2 (33,554 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 270,126
 • Density 3.1/km2 (8.1/sq mi)
Leids
 • Offeecial Ladakhi, Tibetan, Urdu, Balti
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration Leh: JK10; Kargil: JK07
Main ceeties Leh, Kargil
Infant mortality rate 19%[2] (1981)
Wabsteid leh.nic.in, kargil.nic.in

Ladakh ("laund o heich passes") (Ladakhi: ལ་དྭགས la'dwags; Hindi: लद्दाख़ ; Urdu: لَدّاخ‎) is a region in Jammu an Kashmir that currently extendit frae the Kuen Lun moontain range [3] tae the main Great Himalayas tae the sooth, inhabitit bi fowk o Indo-Aryan an Tibetan strynd.[4][5]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. This excludes Aksai Chin (37,555 km2), unner Cheenese admeenistration.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "MHA.nic.in". MHA.nic.in. Retrieved 21 June 2012. 
  2. Wiley, AS (2001). "The ecology of low natural fertility in Ladakh". Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University (SUNY) 13902–6000, USA, PubMed publication. Retrieved 22 August 2006. 
  3. The Gazetteer of Kashmir and Ladák published in 1890 Compiled unner the direction o the Quarter Master General in Indie in the Intelligence Branch in fact unequivocally states inter alia in pages 520 an 364 that Khotán is "a province in the Chinese Empire lying to the north of the Eastern Kuenlun (Kun Lun) range, which here forms the boundary of Ladák" an "The eastern range forms the southern boundary of Khotán, and is crossed by two passes, the Yangi or Elchi Díwan, crossed in 1865 by Johnson and the Hindútak Díwan, crossed by Robert Schlagentweit in 1857".
  4. Jina, Prem Singh (1996). Ladakh: The Land and the People. Indus Publishing. ISBN 81-7387-057-8. 
  5. "In Depth-the future of Kashmir". BBC News. Retrieved 16 April 2013.