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Aliabad, Hunza

Aliabad
(علی آباد )
Town
Aliabad, Hunza
Aliabad is located in Pakistan
Aliabad
Aliabad
Coordinates:
Country Pakistan
Province Gilgit–Baltistan
District Hunza–Nagar
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Aliabad (Ali Abad, Urdu: علی آباد ‎) is the administrative and commercial center of the Hunza–Nagar District of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan (formerly in the State of Hunza, Northern Areas).

Location

The town is located in a relatively wide section of the Hunza Valley, in the northeastern corner of the Karakoram range, between two forks of the Hunza River. In May 2010 government officials warned that the nearby Attabad lake was close to flooding the area.[1]

Like most localities in Hunza–Nagar, Aliabad lies along the Karakoram Highway, which crosses this mountainous district.

Nearby

References

  1. ^ Pakistan villages 'at risk' of lake flooding
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