Gilgit Baltistan

About Gigit Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an autonomous administrative territory, and constituting the northern portion of the larger Kashmir region which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947, and between India and China since 1962.

It is the northernmost territory administered by Pakistan. Gilgit-Baltistan borders the Pakistani-administered territory of Azad Jammu and Kashmir to the south, the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor to the north, China’s Xinjiang region to the east, and the Indian-administered union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast.

1,249,000

Population

64,817Sq.Ft.

Area

Our Publications

E-Bulletin For December 2014

December 2014   Dec 01: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists observe countrywide protest against attacks on DunyaNews, DawnNews and Abbtak TV channels’ DSNG vans in

E-Bulletin For November 2014

Nov 7: Dera Bugti-based journalist Manzoor Ahmed Bugti goes missing from Quetta city. http://www.freedomnetwork.org.pk/baloch-journalist-goes-missing-in-quetta-city-since-nov-7/   Nov 7: Khud Niaz, the second accused in murder case