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Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. The city is located in a broad valley near the confluence of the Hunza River and Gilgit River.

Gilgit is a popular tourist destination in Pakistan, providing a base for hiking and mountaineering adventures in the Karakoram mountain range. It has the highest and most magnificent valleys in the world. Including Nagar Valley, Skardu, Ghizer Valley, Ghancha, Gilgit, Astore Valley, Shigar, and Hunza Valley. Gilgit was a prominent city along the Silk Road, which was used to spread Buddhism from South Asia to the rest of Asia. Many Chinese monks traveled to Kashmir to learn and preach Buddhism, and it is regarded as a “Buddhist corridor”.

Province Gilgit Baltistan
Country PAKISTAN
Area 38000 km2
Population 1,492,924.00 Approx

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Babusar Top

Chilas, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan • Show on map
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Babusar Pass or Babusar Top is a mountain pass in Pakistan at the north of the 150 km long Kaghan Valley.

Babusar Pass or Babusar Top (elevation 4,173 metres or 13,691 feet) is a mountain pass in Pakistan at the north of the 150 km (93 miles) long Kaghan Valley, connecting it via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway (KKH). It is the highest point in the Babusar Valley that can be easily accessed by cars. The Babusar Pass connects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Gilgit Baltistan. It is one of the most dangerous routes in Gilgit-Baltistan. Every year many deaths happen here due to the mountainous slopes, which are among the most dangerous in the world. The most common reason for death is the brake failure of cars due to inexperience. Babusar Top was originally known as Babur Top, originating from the fact that the Mughal emperor Babur used to pass through this area

Khunjerab Pass

Hunza Pakistan - administered Gilgit–Baltistan / Xinjiang, China • Show on map
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Mutsjliga Pass is a 5,314-meter (17,434 ft)-high mountain pass at36.97374°N 75.2973°E near Khunjerab Pass.

The renowned mountain pass is also a major tourist destination. The Hunza valley is popular among travelers for a number of reasons, including the nearby Khunjerab Pass and the Khunjerab National Park. The Khunjerab Pass is where Pakistan and its neighbor China meet. The views of the surrounding mountains from the Khunjerab Pass are breathtaking. Due to harsh winter weather, the best time for travelers to visit Khunjerab Pass is during the summer.

Gilgit-Baltistan

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Gilgit-Baltistan is a high-mountain area in the north of Pakistan.

Gilgit-Baltistan formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an administrative territory, and constitutes the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China since 1950s. It is the northernmost area administered by Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the southeast.

Skardu

Skardu is a city located in Gilgit−Baltistan, Pakistan. • Show on map
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Skardu, a scenic valley with blue water and high mountains, is located at an elevation of over 7,300 feet (2,225 meters) in Pakistan's northern area.

Skardu is a city located in Gilgit−Baltistan, Pakistan, and serves as the capital of the Skardu District. Skardu is situated at an elevation of nearly 2,500 metres (8,202 feet) in the Skardu Valley, at the confluence of the Indus and Shigar Rivers. The city is an important gateway to the eight-thousanders of the nearby Karakoram mountain range. The Indus River running through the region separates the Karakoram from the Himalayas.

K2

K2 Gilgit-Baltistan • Show on map
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K2- Worlds most adventurist mountain, at 8,611 meters above sea level, is the second-highest mountain on Earth.

K2, at 8,611 metres (28,251 ft) above sea level, is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest (at 8,849 metres (29,032 ft)).It lies in the Karakoram range, in part in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-administered Kashmir and in part in a China-administered territory of the Kashmir region included in the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang. K2 also became popularly known as the Savage Mountain after George Bell—a climber on the 1953 American expedition—told reporters, "It's a savage mountain that tries to kill you."Of the five highest mountains in the world, K2 is the deadliest; approximately one person dies on the mountain for every four who reach the summit.

Nanga Parbat

Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan • Show on map
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Nanga Parbat, known locally as Diamer, is the ninth-highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres above sea level.

Nanga Parbat naked-mountain', also known locally as Diamer , is the ninth-highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres (26,660 ft) above sea level. Located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayas. The name Nanga Parbat is derived from the Sanskrit words nagna and parvata, which, when combined, translate to "Naked Mountain". The mountain is known locally by its Tibetan name Diamer or Deo Mir, meaning "huge mountain". Nanga Parbat is one of the 14 eight-thousanders.[7] An immense, dramatic peak rising far above its surrounding terrain, Nanga Parbat is known to be a difficult climb, and has earned the nickname Killer Mountain for its high number of climber fatalities.

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Culture and Heritage

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Gilgit is home to a number of diversified ethnic groups, cultures, languages, and history.It is home to residents from all regions of Gilgit, as well as from other cities in Pakistan and throughout the world. Gilgit's strategic location is responsible for the diversity of civilizations. Because Gilgit is the capital of Gilgit-Baltistan, practically all of the essential offices are situated there.

English and Urdu are the official languages, but Punjabi and Pushto are also spoken here. Most of the early residents spoke Shina as their first language, but the immigrants came from a variety of cultures and languages. Wakhi, Balti, Burushaski, and Chitrali/Khowar are some of the other important languages spoken in Gilgit. Because Gilgit is a multicultural city with many different languages spoken, it has an impact on people's attitudes. Many inhabitants adhere to historical customs and traditions, while others live a contemporary lifestyle inspired by foreign media, cultures, and education. The bulk of the residents is Muslims, divided into two groups: Shias, Sunnis, and Ismailis. In Gilgit, there are a few Christians as well.

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