Area: 20.36 sq. km., Altitude: 305 meters, Climate: (deg C)-Summer Max.39.9, Min.23.4; Winter Max.20.2, Min.4.5,Rainfall: 107 cms (June to September),Clothing: Summer: Light cottons, Winter: Heavy Woollens, Languages Spoken: Dogri, Kashmiri, Hindi, English, Best Season: Throughout the year.
Places Of Interest: Ranbireshwar Temple; Raghunath Temple, Ranbir Canal, Bahu Fort, Bage Bahu, Amar Mahal Palace Museum, Dogra Art Gallery.
Excursions: Akhnoor- 32 kms, Batote-113 kms, Kud-106 kms, Mansar Lake- 80 kms, Purmandal (Chhota Kashi)- 39 kms, Patnitop- 112 kms, Ramban-148 kms, Ramnagar- 102 kms, Sanasar-129 kms, Sudhmahadev- 120 kms, Surinsar Lake- 42 kms, Kishtwar High Altitude National Park- 248 kms.
Reach - By Air: Well connected with Delhi, Leh and Srinagar. By Rail: Nearest railhead is Jammu Tawi. By Road: Amritsar- 243 kms, Chandigarh- 436 kms, Delhi- 586 kms, Katra- 48 kms, Srinagar- 305 kms, Manali- 428 kms.