Gilgit-Baltistan 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.


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.


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