Ishkoman Valley

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Ishkoman Valley
اشکومن
Ishkoman Valley, Ghizer in Summer
Ishkoman Valley, Ghizer in Summer
Ishkoman Valley is located in Gilgit Baltistan
Ishkoman Valley
Ishkoman Valley
Ishkoman Valley is located in Pakistan
Ishkoman Valley
Ishkoman Valley
Coordinates: 36°30′59″N 73°51′01″E / 36.5164°N 73.8502°E / 36.5164; 73.8502
Country Pakistan Pakistan
Region Gilgit Baltistan
District Ghizer District

The Ishkoman (Urdu: اشکومن‎) valley lies in the north of Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan, bordering Afghanistan and the Pamir Wakhan Corridor.[1][2] It is located at a range of altitudes, from 7,000 to 12,000 feet (2,100 to 3,700 m). The valley consists of 20 villages, with a total population of 30,000 inhabitants. Four major languages are spoken here: Wakhi, Khowar, Shina and Burushaski.[3]

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  1. ^ "A Bicycle Ride Around the Borders of Pakistan - The Wire". The Wire.
  2. ^ "Cultural festival in Hunza a sight to see - Samaa TV". www.samaa.tv.
  3. ^ "Trip to Ishkoman Valley City from Pakistan - Pakistani Tourism". www.pakistanitourism.com.