Karimabad (Hunza)

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For the main article, see Hunza Valley.
Hunza Valley viewed from the village of Karimabad, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Baltit Fort in Karimabad, Hunza Valley

Karimabad (Urdu: كريم آباد‎) is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community. The Guardian ranked it as the 12th Best Tourist Site in Pakistan.[1]

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  1. ^ http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2006/oct/17/pakistan?page=all

Coordinates: 36°20′N 74°40′E / 36.333°N 74.667°E / 36.333; 74.667