Chitral

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Chitral

  • چھترار
  • چترال
Town
Clockwise from top: view of Chitral valley and snowcapped peak of Tirich Mir, Chitral's Shahi Qilla, Shahi Mosque, Chitral Fort
Clockwise from top: view of Chitral valley and snowcapped peak of Tirich Mir, Chitral's Shahi Qilla, Shahi Mosque, Chitral Fort
Chitral is located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Location of Chitral
Chitral is located in Pakistan
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Chitral (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 71°47′09″E / 35.84611°N 71.78583°E / 35.84611; 71.78583Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 71°47′09″E / 35.84611°N 71.78583°E / 35.84611; 71.78583
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Chitral District
Government
 • Body MNA
 • MNA (NA-32) Iftikhar ud Din (APML)[1]
Area
 • Total 57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 1,493 m (4,898 ft)
Languages
 • Official Khowar[3]
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
PIN 1720 – 0xx[4]
Website chitral.gov.pk

Chitral (Urdu: چترال‎, Khowar: چھترار‎) is the capital of the Chitral District. It is on the western bank of the Chitral River. It has population of 20,000.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Personal Profile". na.gov.pk. National Assembly of Pakistan. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  2. "Geography of Chitral". Chitralnews.com. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  3. "INDO-IRANIAN FRONTIER LANGUAGES". Encyclopaedia Iranica. 15 November 2006. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  4. "Post Codes". Pakistan Post Office. Retrieved 17 March 2015.

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