The Hunza-Nagar District
is the seventh district of Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan. The district comprises Hunza and Nagar. Before the announcement of new district, Hunza-Nagar was part of district Gilgit. In 1974 Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Butto ended the ghost governance of “Rajhghee", with a single administrator, known as"Raja". Formerly this region was divided into two states, Hunza and
Nagar.This area is Known as Paradise on Earth with large number of tourist destinations and fully accessable VIA Karakorum Silk Rout more attractive after new upgradation of the road" famous mountains are Rakaposhi (25,551 ft) “Ghulmet Nagar”, DiranPeak (23,839 ft) “Minapin Nagar”, Golden Peak (23,054 ft) “Hopar Nagar”, Hispar Glacier “Hispar Nagar”,Hunza Peak (20,571 ft) “Karimabad Hunza’, Ladyfinger Peak (19,685 ft) “Karimabad Hunza”, Ultar Sar (24,239 ft),”Karimabad Hunza” Shispare Peak (18,210 ft) “Karimabad Hunza”, Passu Glacier (24,534 ft) ”Passu Hunza”. The local language of the majority of the people of this region is Burushaski.Karimabad, in Hunza Valley, is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan.Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community.Nagar Proper is the capital of Nagar Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan,. Nagar valley holds 100% Shia Muslims.
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