About Kathua

Kathua (kəˈθʊə) is a city and Municipal Council. It is located in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, near its southern border with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The city is also the gateway to the state and a big industrial town with an army presence. Kathua, along with its satellite township of Lakhanpur in Jammu and Kashmir, and the nearby city of Pathankot in Punjab, constitute the Kathua-Pathankot twin city urban area. Kathua is the second largest city in the Jammu division after Jammu. Kathua is connected via the public road network with Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, Pathankot, and Amritsar. Kathua City is divided into 21 wards, each having its own ward councilors.

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