Nagar District

Nagar (Urdu: ضلع نگر‎) is a district located in Gilgit-Baltistan, which is the northernmost autonomous territory in Pakistan.[1] It was established in 2015 by the division of Hunza–Nagar District in a bid to establish more administrative units in the region.

Nagar District
نگر
Sumayar Valley in Nagar
Sumayar Valley in Nagar
Gilgit-Baltistan map with Nagar district in red
Gilgit-Baltistan map with Nagar district in red
Coordinates: 35°14′N 73°29′E / 35.24°N 73.48°E / 35.24; 73.48Coordinates: 35°14′N 73°29′E / 35.24°N 73.48°E / 35.24; 73.48
Country Pakistan
Autonomous stateGilgit–Baltistan
HeadquartersNagar
Area
 • Total5,000 km2 (2,000 sq mi)
Elevation
2,688 m (8,819 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

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  1. ^ "Dividing governance: Three new districts notified in G-B". Express Tribune. Express Tribune. Retrieved 12 April 2017.