The capital of the Azad Jammu & Kashmir is situated at the confluence
of the Jhelum & Neelum rivers. It is 138 kms from Rawalpindi and about 76
kms from Abbottabad. The present name of Muzaffarabad has been given to it
after the name of Sultan Muzaffar Khan, a chief of Bomba Dynasty (1652).
There are two forts, namely, Red & Black Fort, situated on the opposite
sides of river Neelum. The Neelum river streams through the town, joins
river Jhelum at Domel and plays a dominant role in the micro climate of
Muzaffarabad.Places of interest in and around Muzaffarabad are: Pir
Channasi, Shaheed Gali and Patika.