Ishkoman Valley

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Ishkoman Valley

اشکومن
Ishkoman
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
CountryPakistan Pakistan
RegionGilgit Baltistan
DistrictGhizer 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 more than 30 villages, with a total population of 30,000 inhabitants. Four major languages are spoken here: Wakhi, Khowar, Shina and Burushaski.[3]. The valley starts from Birgle Bridge, the first valley of Ishkoman is Kuchdeh valley after that different villages are connected with this region till the border of pamir wakhan. Chatorkhand is the capital of Ishkoman which is located in the center of the region covering Kuchdeh and Dain valley.[citation needed]

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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.