Hunza Valley Pakistan

PakTourist Hunza Valley

The Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The Hunza valley is situated north/west of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres (8,200 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Aliabad is the main town is while Karimabad is a popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Ultar Sar, Rakaposhi, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Peak, Hunza Peak, Passu Peak, Diran Peak and Bublimotin (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 metres (19,685 ft) or higher.The valley is famous for its beauty and the people of Hunza are noted for their friendliness and hospitality. The local languages spoken include Burushaski, Wakhi and Shina, although many people understand Urdu. The literacy rate of the Hunza valley is believed to be more than 90%. Hunza has been described as a “role model” for Pakistan in terms of its high literacy rate and school enrolment figures. Virtually every child nowadays is educated up to at least high school level.

PakTourist Hunza Valley

PakTourist Hunza Valley

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