District Leh is situated roughly between 32 to 36 degree north Latitude and 75 to 80 degree East longitude and altitude ranging from 2300 mtrs to 5000 mtrs above sea level. District Leh with and area of 45100 Sq. Kms. makes it one of the largest District in the country.The District is bounded by Pakistan occupied Kashmir in the west and China in the North and eastern part and Lahul Spiti of Himachal Pardesh in the south east. It is at a distance of 434 Kms from State capital ( Summer) Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali (HP).

Topographically, the whole of the district is mountainous with three parallel ranges of the Himalayas, the Zanskar, the Ladakh and the Karakoram. Between these ranges, the Shayok, Indus and Zanskar rivers flow and most of the population lives in valleys of these rivers.  

Upcoming Festival.........

Phyang Tsesdub......11th and 12th   July 2018.          Festival Calendar 

Environmental fee of Rs 400/- applicable for all Domestic as well as Overseas tourists w.e.f 1st April, 2017. Registered Collectors Tour and Travel operators are authorised.

JK Ladakh Affairs Department                              GAD Website        District Statistics And Evaluation Leh

District Administration Leh-Biometric Attendance System                                 e Tenders 

Preparation and Revision of Market Value Guidelines Rules 2011

What's New: 

* Right to Information Act
*Inner Line Permit for Foreign Nationals
*Ban on use of Fire Crackers during Festivals and Celebrations
*The PAP/ILP for Domestic Tourist/Foreign Tourist are being issued through online w.e.f 01-06-2017.    
*Letter of appreciation by Hon'ble Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Leh 2017.