The northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent currently administered by three countries: India, Pakistan, and the People's Republic of China.

It denotes a larger area that includes,

  • Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir (which consists of Jammu, Kashmir Valley, and the Ladakh regions)
  • Pakistan-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit–Baltistan
  • Chinese-administered regions of Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract.

Also see the state in India i.e. Jammu and Kashmir.

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