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Districts of Ladakh

Ladakh, also known as the land of high passes, is a region in northern India that is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and unique culture . This region, which is located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, has recently been granted union territory status by the Indian government. Ladakh is divided into two districts, Leh and Kargil. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at the list of districts in Ladakh. 1. Leh District Leh is the largest district in the Ladakh region, covering an area of 45,110 square kilometers . This district is located in the eastern part of Ladakh and is home to the famous Pangong Tso Lake. The district is also known for its beautiful Buddhist monasteries, such as the Thiksey Monastery and the Hemis Monastery . 2. Kargil District Kargil is the second-largest district in Ladakh and covers an area of 14,086 square kilometers. This district is located in the western part of Ladakh and shares a border with Pakistan-administered Kashmir . Kargil is know