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Ladakh located at the highest altitude of mountain ranges is called the rooftop of tladakh introductionhe World. Ladakh is Persian transliteration of the Tibetan La-dvags meaning the land of highest passes. It is a Union Territory with Leh as its Capital which is the largest town in Ladakh and is also one of the remaining centres of Buddhism in South Asia.

Ladakh borders Tibet in the east, the Lahaul and Spiti in south, Jammu & Kashmir in the west, and the trans–Kunlun territory of Xinjiang to the far north. Ladakh is known for its remote mountain beauty and culture. It is called "Little Tibet" as both Ladakh and Tibet share the common culture and Buddhism as religon. Many of the ancient Buddhist Monasteries are located in Ladakh. Dalai Lama moved out of Tibet with thousands of his followers and made Ladakh his home.

In ancient era, Ladakh was strategically located at the crossroads of important trade routes with China. In 1960, China closed the borders with Tibet and Central Asia on these routes.

Information About Ladakh

Ladakh Geography Ladakh Geography

Ladakh borders Tibet in the east, the Lahaul and Spiti in south, Jammu & Kashmir in the west, and the trans–Kunlun territory of Xinjiang in the far north. Before partition.

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Ladakh Calendar Ladakh Calendar

The people of Ladakh follow Tibetan calendar. Their year consists of 12 months each of 30 days for two consecutive years and the third year consists of 13 months. The extra month is added in between.

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Ladakh History Ladakh History

Rock carvings found in many parts of Ladakh show that the area has been inhabited from Neolithic times. Ladakh's earliest inhabitants consisted of a mixed Indo-Aryan population.

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Ladakh People Ladakh People

The people of Ladakh ethnically and culturally differ from people in the rest of India. The features and physique of the people of Ladakh resemble with those in Tibet and Central Asia .

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