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Kashmir At A Glance

TEMPERATURE(AVG.):Kashmir At Glance
Summers: Max:34 Min:23
Winters: Max:19 Min:2

ANNUAL RAINFALL(AVG.):
650.5 mm in Srinagar

PEOPLE:
Majority of the population includes Kashmiri Muslims, Kashmiri Hindus and Kashmiri Sikhs.

LANGUAGES:
Kashmiri, Urdu(Official), Hindi

GEOLOGY:
Geologists have found traces of rock formations and beds which belong to Paleozoic and Mesozoic era (Mainly Trias & Jurrasic Period). Also the oldest fossil found here belong to either Ordovician or Silurian.

FLORA:
Trees: Cannabis indica , Artemisia, Rheum, Polygonum Polystachyum and Polygonum rumicifolium, Rumex, Dipsacus inermis and Campanula.
Wild growing shrubs: Raspberry, Blackberry, Bramble, Strawberry , Gooseberry, Red currant and Black currant
Herbs: Aconitum heterophyllum , Hyoscyamus niger , Macrotomia Benthami , Viola serpens , Berberis Lycium and Pichorhiza Kurrooa.

FAUNA:
Innuus rhesus, Macacus rhesus, the Himalayan Langur, Semnopitheceus Schistaceus, Felis pardus (Leopard), Felis torquata (jungle cat), Canis Lupus, Canis laniger (common in Ladakh and Tibet), Canis aureus (Jackal) and Vulpes Montana or common fox.