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Srinagar, Kashmere.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 34.09°N 74.79°E
Altitude: 1,585 m (5,200 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Srinagar
State/Province: Jammu and Kashmir
Country: India
Transport links

Srinagar is the picturesque capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, which was a Princely State. It stretches along the banks of the River Jhelum. The city is known for its houseboats.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Srinagar
Variants: Srinigar/Sirinugger/Sirinuggur/Serinuggur

External links

  • Srinagar Wikipedia (retrieved 16 June 2016)

Historical books online

  • "Srinagar City" Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 23, page 99.
  • "Map of Srinagar and Environs", between pages 252 and 253, with a description of the city commencing page 253. A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon published by John Murray, London Eighth Edition 1911