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Nagar, Pakistan


Nagar is a town near to the Gilgit Valley
Location
The Nagar valley is situated at an elevation of 2,438m (7,999 feet). Nagar Khas is the main town and the capital of the former State of Nagar
The State of Nagar is a former princely state in the northernmost part of the Northern Areas of Pakistan, which existed unti...
. Ghulmet, Minapin, Chaprote,Rabat,Chalt,Bar,Budalas and Hopper Valleys are popular tourist attractions in the Nagar region because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains such as Rakaposhi
Rakaposhi is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range....
at 7,788m (25,561 feet), and Diran
For other uses of the term, see Diran....
, and Spantik
Spantik or Golden Peak is a mountain in Spantik-Sosbun Mountains subrange of Karakoram....
peak (Golden peak.)
Early history
Nagar and Hunza were originally one principality known as Buroshall, with the capital at Capal Dongs . After the reign of Miyor Khan, his sons divided Buroshall into Nagar and Hunza and declared the river as the border: Muglot became the king of Nagar and Kirkis became the king of Hunza.
Anglo-Brusho war
The Nagar Campaign was fought by troops of the British Raj against rebellious tribesmen in the Nagar areas of Gilgi...
of 1889-1892 is known locally as the "Anglo-Brusho War". The British awarded three Victoria Cross
The Victoria Cross is the highest recognition for valour "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the Br...
during this campaign. The British gained control of Nagar during a battle atNilt Overview
Nilt is a town in Gilgit District in the Northern Areas of Pakistan....
(Jangir-e-Laye) in 1891. The Tham (Chief) of that time Azur Khan was sent in exile to Kashmir
Population
According to the 1998 census, the population of the Nagar Valley was 100000.
Religion
The population are almost entirely Shia Muslims of the Isna Asharai sect.
Famous Peaks and Valleys
Rakaposhi is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range....
and Diran Summary
For other uses of the term, see Diran....
Peaks are situated in Nagar-2, while Rush Lake
Rush Lake may refer to:...
(High altitude Wetland),Spantik
Spantik or Golden Peak is a mountain in Spantik-Sosbun Mountains subrange of Karakoram....
, Hopper Glacier, Hisper Glacier, Bowalter Glacier and Barpu white g


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