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Chamangul Destination Guide

Explore Chamangul in Pakistan

Chamangul in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan is a town in Pakistan - some 211 mi or ( 340 km ) North-East of Islamabad , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Chamangul is now 03:00 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Karachi " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Skardu, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Pasu, and Nagir. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Skardu . Where to go and what to see in Chamangul ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Gulmit

Gulmit is the headquarter of the Gojal Tehsil, in the upper Hunza region of the Gilgit territory in the deep in the Karakoram Mountain Range. Gulmit is a centuries-old historic town, with mountains, peaks and glaciers. It is a tourist spot and has many hotels, shops and a museum. Its altitude is 2408m (7900 ft) above the Arabian Sea level. Small hamlets consist of;Kamaris,Odver,Dalgiram,Laksh,Kalha,Shawaran,Khor Lakhsh,Chamangul Mangshi and Goze.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.37 74.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gilgit-Baltistan

Attabad Lake

Attabad Lake, Gojal, also known as Gojal Lake, is a lake in the Gojal Valley of northern Pakistan created in January 2010 by a landslide dam. The lake was formed due to a massive landslide at Attabad village in Gilgit-Baltistan, 9 miles upstream (east) of Karimabad that occurred on January 4, 2010. The landslide killed twenty people and blocked the flow of the Hunza River for five months.

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Located at 36.34 74.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: 2010 floods, Government of Yousaf Raza Gillani, Lakes of Gilgit-Baltistan, Landslides in Pakistan

Passu

Passu is a small village on the Karakoram Highway, beside the Hunza River, some 15 kilometers from Gulmit, the Tehsil Headquarter of Gojal in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, and about 150 km upriver from Gilgit. It lies very near the tongue of the Pasu Glacier, and just south of the tongue of the Batura glacier. The latter is the fifth longest non-polar glacier in the world at 56 km, and reaches very near to the highway. The people are Wakhi and speak the Wakhi Language.

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Located at 36.47 74.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gilgit-Baltistan

Attabad

Attabad, also spelt Atabad, is a town in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. It is located at 36°19'0N 74°48'0E with an altitude of 2559 metres (8398 feet).

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Located at 36.32 74.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Populated places in Gilgit-Baltistan

Altit Fort

Altit Fort is an ancient fort above Karimabad in the Hunza valley in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. It was originally home to the hereditary rulers of the Hunza state who carried the title Mir, although they moved to the somewhat younger Baltit fort nearby three centuries later. Altit Fort and in particular the Shikari tower is around 900 years old, which makes it the oldest monument in the Gilgit–Baltistan.

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Located at 36.31 74.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Aga Khan Trust for Culture projects, Forts in Pakistan, Hunza