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District Bhimber - Wel Come From CH SAJJAD
District Bhimber - Wel Come From CH SAJJAD

Poonch & Sudhanoti

Azad Jammu and Kashmir at a Glance
Total Area
13297 Sq. Km.
Muzaffarabad 6117 Sq. Km:
Bagh 1368 Sq. Km.
Poonch & Sudhanoti 1424 Sq. Km
Kotli 1862 Sq. Km.
Mirpur & Bhimber 2526 Sq. Km.

Total Population
Muzaffarabad 0.724 Million
Bagh: 0.395 Million
Poonch 0.403 Million
Sudhanoti 0.214 Million
Koth 0.558 Million
Mirpur 0.323 Million
Bhimber 0.297 Million

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District Bhimber - Wel Come From CH SAJJAD
District Bhimber - Wel Come From CH SAJJAD
Bhimber,administratively declared as an independant district in 1996,was a sub division of district Mirpur.This district is very rich in Archaeology and wildlife,whereas,its enchanting valleys present panoamic views to the visitors.


Bhimber.the district headquarter is an old historic town, discussed by mughal Emperor, ''Jahangeer'' in his book ''Tuzh-e-Jahangeeri''. It falls on the route that was followed by the Mughal Emperors for their frequent visits to the Kashmir Valley.Bhimber town located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Mirpur and kilometers from Rawalpindi. This townis connected both with Mirpur & Gujart through all weather black top roads.


Baghsar,975 meter in elevation is an ideal tourist resort in the Samahni Valley.The Sar, local name for alake is nearly half kilometer long sheet of crystal-clear water that soothes the senes of a visitor after traveling 64 kilometers journey from Gujrat via Bhimber.

on the top of hill is a famous Mughal fort overlooking the lake that adds grandeur to the whole area.This four-storied massive structure of granite is a feat of Mughal engineering that has stood the ravages of time.It has also played important roles i the history during the time of Ahmad Shah Abdali,Ranjeet sing and Gulab sing.IT is said that Emperor Jahangir on his way back from Kashmir fell ill and ultimately expired in this fort.
Jandi Chontra:

This scenic spot is situated at 17 kilometers from Bhimber and 67 kilometers from Mirpur.Despite its panoramic views, this area is well- known due to the Shrine of Baba Shadi shaheed nearby Jandi Chontra that values the importance of the area. A Tourist Rest House serves the visitors/tourists by providing accommodation facilities.

District Bhimber - Wel Come From CH SAJJAD

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