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Coordinates: 36°10′25″N 73°46′00″E / 36.17361°N 73.76667°E / 36.17361; 73.76667Coordinates: 36°10′25″N 73°46′00″E / 36.17361°N 73.76667°E / 36.17361; 73.76667
Political entity  Gilgit-Baltistan
Division Gilgit Division
District Ghizer District
Time zone PST (UTC+5:00)

Gahkuch (Urdu: گاہکوچ‎) is the capital of Ghizer District in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. The town lies on the way to Ishkoman.[1] It is covered by mountains. It is situated 72 kilometers northwest of Gilgit, the capital of Pakistan's autonomous Gilgit-Baltistan province. Pakistan's 1998 census recorded the population of Gahkuch as 10,142.[2]

Statue of Horse located at Gahkuch


  1. ^ "Government of Pakistan". Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  2. ^ Gilgit-Baltistan: Districts and Places