Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas is the northernmost political entity under the administrative control of Pakistan. According to Pakistan's constitution, Gilgit-Baltistan is an autonomous region separate from Pakistan itself, and its inhabitants have never had any representation in Pakistan's parliament.

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is a mountain town in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. Photo: Shah zaman baloch, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hunza was a princely state, bordering China to the north-east and Pamir to its north-west, which continued to survive until 1974, when it was finally dissolved by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Photo: Isahmed, GFDL.

is a town in the region of the same name in the Gilgit-Baltistan, . Photo: Optographer.optographer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The blooming or the Land of Giants is a spectacular tourist attraction in the second highest plateau in the world, Deosai Plateau. Photo: Hamid Baltistani, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Much of in Gilgit-Baltistan tops 4,500m and has one of the largest concentrations of the elusive snow leopard. Photo: AbbasAkaSunny, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district in Gilgit Division and quite popular with trekkers and mountaineers from all over the world.

The Hunza–Nagar District is a former district of Gilgit–Baltistan in .

The Valley is a region in Baltistan in North-western , an agricultural area with many small villages and a total population around 95,000. Photo: Nadeemzangi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gilgit-Baltistan

Latitude of center
36° or 36° north
Longitude of center
75° or 75° east
Population
1,800,000
Elevation
4580 metres (15,026 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316441092
Geo­Names ID
1168878
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: غلغت-بلتستان
  • Arabic: كلكت بلتستان
  • Asturian: Gilgit-Baltistán
  • Azerbaijani: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Basque: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Basque: Iparraldeko Eremuak
  • Belarusian: Гілгіт-Балтыстан
  • Bengali: গিলগিত-বালতিস্তান
  • Bhojpuri: गिलगित-बल्तिस्तान
  • Bhojpuri: गिलगित-बाल्टिस्तान
  • Bulgarian: Гилгит-Балтистан
  • Bulgarian: Северна провинция
  • Catalan: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Catalan: Territoris del Nord
  • Cebuano: Northern Areas
  • Chinese: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Chinese: 克什米尔北部地区
  • Chinese: 北部地区
  • Chinese: 北部地區
  • Chinese: 吉尔吉特-巴尔蒂斯坦
  • Chinese: 吉尔吉特-巴尔蒂斯坦省
  • Chinese: 吉尔吉特-巴尔蒂斯坦
  • Chinese: 吉爾吉特-巴爾蒂斯坦
  • Croatian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Czech: Gilgit-Baltistán
  • Czech: Gilgit - Baltistán
  • Czech: Northern Areas
  • Czech: Severní oblasti
  • Danish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Dimli (individual language): Gilgit-Baltıstan
  • Dutch: Balawaristan
  • Dutch: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Dutch: Noordelijke gebieden
  • Dutch: Northern Areas
  • English: Gilgit–Baltistan
  • English: Northern Areas
  • Esperanto: Gilgit-Baltilando
  • Estonian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Estonian: Põhjaalad
  • Finnish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • French: Baltistan
  • French: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • French: Territoires du Nord
  • Georgian: გილგის-ბალტისტანი
  • German: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • German: Nordgebiete
  • German: Northern Areas
  • German: PK-GB
  • German: PK-NA
  • Greek: Γκιλγκίτ-Μπαλτιστάν
  • Gujarati: ગિલગીટ-બાલ્તિસ્તાન
  • Hebrew: גילגיט-בלטיסטן
  • Hindi: उत्तरी क्षेत्र
  • Hindi: उत्तरी क्षेत्रों
  • Hindi: गलगत - बलतसतान
  • Hindi: गलगत बलतस्तान
  • Hindi: गिलगित-बल्तिस्तान
  • Hindi: गिलगित-बालतिस्तान
  • Hindi: गिलगित-बाल्तिस्तान
  • Hungarian: Északi területek
  • Indonesian: Gilgit–Baltistan
  • Italian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Italian: Gilgit-Baltistán
  • Italian: Gilgit Baltistan
  • Italian: Gilgit Baltistàn
  • Italian: Gilgit–Baltistan
  • Italian: Territori del Nord
  • Japanese: ギルギット・バルティスタン
  • Japanese: ギルギット・バルティスタン州
  • Japanese: ギルギット・バルティスターン州
  • Japanese: 北方地域
  • Kannada: ಗಿಲ್ಗಿಟ್-ಬಾಲ್ಟಿಸ್ತಾನ್
  • Kashmiri: گِلٖگِت بلتِستان
  • Korean: 길기트 발티스탄
  • Korean: 길기트발티스탄
  • Korean: 연방통치 북부지구
  • Latin: Territoria Septentrionalia
  • Latvian: Gilgita-Baltistāna
  • Lithuanian: Džildžit Baltistanas
  • Lithuanian: Gilgitas-Baltistanas
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurinės teritorijos
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės kraštai
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės teritorijos
  • Maithili: गिलगित-बल्तिस्तान
  • Malay: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Malayalam: ഗിൽഗിറ്റ്-ബാൾട്ടിസ്ഥാൻ
  • Marathi: गिलगिट-बाल्टिस्तान
  • Marathi: गिलगीट-बाल्टिस्तान
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Mingrelian: გილგიტ-ბალტისტანი
  • Nepali: गिल्गित-बाल्तिस्तान
  • Norwegian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Norwegian: Nordområdene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nordområdene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nordområdet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nordområda
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Panjabi: ਗਿਲਗਿਤ-ਬਾਲਤਿਸਤਾਨ
  • Persian: گلگت-بلتستان
  • Polish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Polish: Obszary Północne
  • Portuguese: Gilgit-Baltistão
  • Portuguese: Guilguite-Baltistão
  • Portuguese: Áreas do Norte
  • Pushto: گلگت بلتستان
  • Pushto: گېلگېت بالتستان
  • Russian: Гилгит-Балтистан
  • Russian: Северная провинция
  • Russian: Северные территории
  • Russian: Северные территории Пакистана
  • Santali: ᱜᱤᱞᱜᱤᱛ-ᱵᱟᱞᱛᱤᱥᱛᱟᱱ
  • Scots: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Serbian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Serbian: Балтистан
  • Serbian: Гилгит-Балтистан
  • Serbian: Северна подручја
  • Sindhi: گلگت بلتستان
  • Sinhala: ගිල්ගිට්-බල්ටිස්ටාන්
  • Slovenian: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • South Azerbaijani: قلقت-بلتستان
  • Spanish: Areas del Norte
  • Spanish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Spanish: Gilgit-Baltistán
  • Spanish: Gilgit Baltistan
  • Spanish: Gilgit Baltistán
  • Spanish: Territorios del Norte
  • Spanish: Áreas del Norte
  • Swedish: Baltistan
  • Swedish: Diamir
  • Swedish: Ghanchee
  • Swedish: Ghizer
  • Swedish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Swedish: Gilgit
  • Swedish: Norra området
  • Tajik: Голгат-Балтистон
  • Tamil: கில்கிட் -பல்டிஸ்டான்
  • Tamil: வடக்கு நிலங்கள்
  • Telugu: గిల్జిత్-బాల్టిస్టాన్
  • Thai: กิลกิต-บัลติสถาน
  • Turkish: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Turkish: Kuzey Toprakları
  • Ukrainian: Гілгіт-Балтистан
  • Urdu: آزاد جممو اور کشمیر
  • Urdu: صوبہ گلگت بلتستان
  • Urdu: گلگت بلتستان
  • Urdu: گلگت و بلتستان
  • Urdu: گلگت۔بلتستان
  • Vietnamese: Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Welsh: Ardaloedd y Gogledd
  • Welsh: Gilgit–Baltistan
  • Western Panjabi: اتلے تھاں
  • Western Panjabi: شمالی علاقے
  • Western Panjabi: گلگت بلتستان
  • Wu Chinese: 吉尔吉特-巴尔蒂斯坦
  • FANA
  • Federally Administered Northern Areas

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