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Anantnag, also called Islamabad (Kashmiri: اننتناگ /Anaṁtnāg/, meaning abode of springs and lakes), is a city and a municipality located in the Islamabad District in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India.[1] It should not be confused with Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. About 180,000 people live in Anantnag.

Anantnag is the third largest city of the Indian state Jammu and Kashmir by population and largest according to area. It is also regarded as the commercial and financial capital of the Valley of Kashmir. It is the largest business and trading center of the valley.

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  1. "History of Anantnag". Government of India. Retrieved 2007-06-26.