Hunza Valley

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Hunza Valley (Urdu: ہنزہ‎) is a mountainous valley near Gilgit in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. The Hunza valley is at an elevation of 2,438 m (7,999 ft). The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 km2 (3,050 sq mi). Karimabad (formerly called Baltit) is the main town which is also a very popular tourist destination in Pakistan because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains like Rakaposhi, Ultar Sar, Bojahagur Duanasir II, Ghenta Peak, Hunza Peak, Darmyani Peak, and Bublimating (Ladyfinger Peak), all 6,000 m (19,685 ft) or higher.

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