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  1. Gilgit Baltistan Presented by Danish Karim Maria Khan
  2. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Brief history of Gilgit Baltistan 01 Geography Location of Gilgit Baltistan on world map 02 Culture It includes all the cultural festivals, languages, folk music, dance, traditional dress 03 Languages All the languages spoken in Gilgit Baltistan 04 Cuisine/ Food Traditional food of the region 05 Tourism Tourism industry and its contribution to betterment of country 06
  3. Introduction  In 1948 the republic of Gilgit Baltistan emerged on the of world after fighting a war with Dogra Raj.  Later became the part of Pakistan on their own will.  Formally Known as the northern areas of Pakistan .  First Elections were held on December 30, 1970 .  In 2009 Gilgit Baltistan became the fifth province of Pakistan not province but provincial setup.
  4. Introduction cont.. Gilgit Baltistan is, perhaps the most spectacular region of Pakistan in terms of geography and scenic beauty.  Here worlds three mightiest mountain ranges: the Karakorum, Hindukush and Himalayas meet.  The whole Gilgit Baltistan is like a paradise for the mountaineers and trekkers.  Islam was first introduced in 16th century.
  5. Geography  Gilgit-Baltistan is administratively divided into three divisions: Baltistan, Diamer and Gilgit. Which in turn are divided into 14 districts. Centuries Old trade and travel route. The only part of Pakistan to border and neighbor four countries. Presence of International Road Network.
  6. Geography cont..  It borders the territory of Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of KPK to the west, Afghanistan to the north and Xinjiang region of China to east and northeast, Jammu and Kashmir state of India to southeast.  Capital: Gilgit  Total area: 72,971 km2  Population: 1,492,924 Population [2017]
  7. Cultural festivals  Nowruz  Shandur Polo Festival  Winter Sports festival
  8. Cultural festivals  Eid-ul-fitr  Eid-ul-azha  Eid milad un Nabi
  9. Traditional music Alghani The people of Gilgit, Punial, Gupis and Yasin call this rhythm as Alghani. Ajoli During Departure of bride and groom from house this rhythm is played Dani Dani is the name of a traditional music mostly played in Hunza and Ghizer.
  10. Traditional Dance
  11. Old Citizen Dance This dance is performed by old citizens of respective area wearing Choga (a traditional long coat) and a local hat. Traditional Dance
  12. Sword Dance The unique dance performed by men in pairs taking sword on one hand and a shield on another. Traditional Dance
  13. Traditional dress
  14. Languages Approximately 17 different languages are spoken in Gilgit Baltistan and every language is totally different from other languages. English is official language in Pakistan including Gilgit Baltistan. Mostly official work is conducted in English while Urdu is Pakistan’s national language so its also spoken in Gilgit. Apart from these two below are the important and regional languages which are spoken in Gilgit. Shina: Shina is the largest and comprehensive language in Gilgit Baltistan. Books on both proses as well as poetry are being written in this language. Shina is spoken in Gilgit, Skardu, Diamer, Chilas, Ghizer and Gupis.
  15. Burushaski: It is a unique language which means it is not found in any other language in the world. The speakers of this language can be found in Hunza, Nagar, Yasin, Gilgit and some of them are in Gupis valley. Khowar : Khowar is spoken in Gupis, Yasin, Phander and all over Chitral. In this language books are being written and published and the speakers of khowar are committed to their language. Balti: Speakers of this language can be found in Skardu, Khaplu and Kharmang District. It is the only language of Chinese Tibetan family spoken in Pakistan. Languages Cont.…
  16. Languages Cont.… Wakhi: It is spoken In some areas of Ghizer district and Gojal(Upper Hunza). It is written in Arabic script but writings are rare. Other languages are:  Kalasha  Domaaki  Pashto
  17. Traditional Food Goli or Gialin Chap shoro
  18. Traditional Food Momos Diram
  19. Traditional Food Harisa Davdo
  20. Traditional Food Namkeen Chai Fiti/ Chupatti
  21. Famous Places and Tourism Gilgit strategically the most important region in the Karakorum and the trade center and capital town. It is the land of mountains, glaciers, organic hidden valleys, lakes and mountain Rivers and stream flows here are full of Himalayan trout. Fishing is the most favorite and famous hobby of the people who visit here. Gilgit Baltistan is a hot spot and dreamland for adventure and nature lovers. The natural beauty of landscape hidden valleys and gardens of beautiful flowers vast plains of vivid green meadow and medicinal plants. Gilgit Baltistan is the home of some of the worlds highest mountains K2 and Nanga Parbat are on the top
  22. Famous places in Gilgit are as follow:  Phander Valley  Shandoor and Langar National Park  Altit and Baltit Fort Hunza  Khunjurab National Park  Daosai National Park  Cold Desert Skardu  Khalti lake Gupis  Attabad lake Hunza Famous Places
  23. Tourism in Gilgit Baltistan What does the GB Offer ? Unique Landscape and Pristine Nature  Worlds Most Famous Mountain Ranges  The Himalayas, Karakorum & Hindukush.  K2 World’s Second Highest Peak.  Five over 8000 Meters Peaks.  101 Peaks over 7000 Meters.  5100 Glaciers.  2200 Sq. Miles of Snow Covered Area.  119 Lakes.
  24. What does the GB Offer ? Biodiversity in Wildlife and High Altitude Forests  4 National Parks  09 Game Reserves  3 wildlife sanctuaries  230 species of Birds  54 Species of mammals  20 species of fresh water fish  23 species of reptiles  6 of amphibians  6592 Sq. KM of Forests, which constitutes 9.1 % of the total area
  25. Reasons for Poor Inflow  Negative perception of security due to the label of Northern Areas.  Travel advisories suggesting against travelling on KKH.  Poor condition of KKH often blocked by land slides.  Lack of alternate to KKH.  Unpredictable flight scheduling and the woes of PIA booking.  Absence of International airports.  Centralized issuance of permits and conduct of briefing and debriefing in Islamabad.  Lack of tourist facilities at the tourist attractions.