Muzaffarabad

city in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Muzaffarabad (Urdu: مزففرآباد) is the capital city of Azad Kashmir. It is in Muzaffarabad District on the banks of the Jhelum and Neelum rivers. It is very hilly and mountainous. Majority of the population speak Panjabi and are Muslim and follow Islam.

Muzaffarabad
مُظفّرآباد
City
Muzaffarabad is located in India
Muzaffarabad
Muzaffarabad
Coordinates: 34°13′N 73°17′E / 34.21°N 73.28°E / 34.21; 73.28
CountryIndia
TerritoryKashmir, India
Area
 • Total6,117 km2 (2,362 sq mi)
Elevation
737 m (2,418 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total96,000
 • Estimate 
(2010)
96,000
Time zoneUTC+05:00 (PST)
Muzaffarabad Local Government

The district is bounded by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the west, by the Kupwara and Baramulla districts of the Indian Jammu and Kashmir in the east, and the Neelum District of Azad Kashmir in the north.

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