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Shim Shal, Hunza

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Shimshal (Old Name: Shingshal) (Urdu: شمشال‎) is a village located in Gojal Tehsil of Hunza District, in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. It lies at an altitude of 3,100 m (10170.6 ft) above sea level and is the highest settlement in the district. It is the largest valley in Gilgit-Baltistan and it covers almost area of Hunza District. It is in the valley of the Shimshal River, a tributary of the Hunza River. Shimshal is a border village that connects the Gilgit-Baltistan area of Pakistan with China. The total area of Shimshal is approximately 3,800 km2 and there are around two thousand inhabitants with a total of 250 households.

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  • Shim shal is one of the most beautiful places Nothern Pakistan, i visited this place many times this is the place with beautiful culture, beautiful weather , beautiful mountains , beautiful fields...  more »
  • It is at some 3 hrs drive from Passu, the road is bumpy, narrow but after 3 hrs, the views, the villages, the people are marvelous. The heaven of hardcore trekkkers and climbers, especially the...  more »
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