City / Tehsil
|Union Territory||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Elevation||1,613 m (5,292 ft)|
|• Other Spoken languages||Kashmiri, Bhaderwahi|
Bhaderwah (or Bhadarwah Valley) is a town and tehsil in the Doda district of Jammu Division in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It has now been given the status of sub-district. The town is governed by a Notified Area Council (city council). The Bhaderwah valley is located in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains, 80 km (50 mi) from Batote.
The town is known for its natural and scenic beauty. Because of its topographical and cultural similarities with kashmir Valley it is popularly called as "lokut kasheer" in kashmiri translated as"Mini Kashmir".
- 'Mini-Kashmir' Bhaderwah is new hotspot for tourists escaping sweltering heat, Business Standard, 11 July 2018.