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Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is the northern most administrative territory of Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, Xinjiang, China, to the east and northeast and Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast. The region, together with Azad Kashmir, Aksai Chin, Shakshagam Valley of China and Jammu and Kashmir, is disputed between India, China and Pakistan. Gilgit-Baltistan is an autonomous self-governing region that was established as a single administrative unit in 1970, formed by the amalgamation of the Gilgit Agency, the Baltistan region and the former princely states of Hunza and Nagar. It covers an area of 72,971 kmĀ² (28,174 sq mi) and is highly mountainous.

In 2015 estimated population of Gilgit-Baltistan is 1,800,000.

Divisions of Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is divided into two divisions and these two divisionsĀ are divided into ten districts four Baltistan districts and six Gilgit district respectively.

Baltistan Districts

  • Skardu
  • Shigar
  • Kharmang
  • Ghanche

 

Gilgit Districts

  • Gilgit
  • Ghizer
  • Diamer
  • Astore
  • Hunza
  • Nagar

The principal administrative centers are the towns of Gilgit and Skardu.

  • Gilgit
  • Baltistan

 

Cities of Gilgit-Baltistan

  • Askole
  • Astore
  • Bunji (or Boanzhi)
  • Chilas
  • Chillinji
  • Chiran
  • Gakuch
  • Ghangche
  • Ghizer
  • Gilgit
  • Dayore – Gilgit
  • Sultanabad – Gilgit
  • Oshikhanda Gilgit
  • Jalalabad Gilgit
  • Jutial Gilgit
  • Alyabad Hunza
  • Gorikot
  • Gulmit
  • Jaglot
  • Chalt (Nagar)
  • Thole (Nagar)
  • Nasir Abad
  • Mayoon
  • Khana Abad
  • Hussain Abad
  • Qasimabad Masoot (Nagar)
  • Nagar Proper
  • Ghulmat (Nagar)
  • Karimabad (Hunza)
  • Ishkoman
  • Khaplu
  • Minimerg
  • Misgar
  • Passu
  • Shimshal
  • Skardu
  • Sust
  • Taghafari
  • Thorar

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    WaqasJuly 19, 2017

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