Gilgit is the Capital city and and a district of Gilgit-Baltistan, located just 10 km off Karakoram Highway between Chilas and Karimabad. Beyond Gilgit there is no big town or city within the distance of about 450 km in any direction, making Gilgit the most important trade center in the region. Overall the whole district is a valley starting from Shandur Pass in the west, to the Duo Pani - a point where Gilgit River joins Hunza River.

Predominantly, the region is very cold but the summer season is brief and hot, with temperature rising up to 40 °C sometimes. As a result of this extremity in the weather, landslides and avalanches are quite common in the area. The literacy rate in Gilgit city is comparatively high as compared to other districts of Gilgit-Baltistan. There are may tourist attractions in the region: Naltar Valley with Naltar Peak, Nomal Valley and Khunjerab Pass.

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Tourist Attractions 4

Visit top-rated and must-see tourist attractions in gilgit and area around. Read visitor reviews and choose the best place to visit first from list of 4. All tourist attractions can be found easily on the map with their location mapped on google maps.

Hotels 2

Find a place to stay in gilgit and surrounding areas. We have list of 2 budget hotels from 5 star luxury ones to best suite your budget. Every hotel address is accuratly marked on map and guest reviews to help you choose best place to stay during your trip.

Restaurants 1

Are you looking for the best restaurant to eat in gilgit or nearby towns? Choose a place to dine out today from list of 1 restaurants. Every restaurant is easy to locate being marked correctly on map and visitor reviews to help choose the best one.

Education Institutes 2

Education is really important step in the life, but how to choose the best school, college or university in your area? Browse all HEC chartered universities, degree awarding institutes, their recognized sub-campuses and affiliated colleges in gilgit from list of 2.

Election Results 0

View detailed election results of all constituencies in gilgit district. There are total 0 members of parliment (MNA and MPA) from this area. Explore detailed election results and by-elections, if any held since the last general election, in the district.

Post Offices 24

Pakistan Post Office is providing postal services in every corner of the country through a network of around 13,000 post offices. There are 24 post office branches in gilgit. Find all branches in the area, along with their address and postal codes.

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