Khunjerab Pass

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Khunjerab Pass viewed from the Pakistani side

Khunjerab Pass is a mountain pass located on the border of Pakistan and China. It is at an altitude of 15,397 ft (4,693 m) above sea level. Karakoram Highway (Silk Route) crosses into China through this pass. Trade between China and Pakistan is carried through Khunjerab.

The name Khunjerab is derived from two Wakhi words; "Khun" meaning blood and "Jerab" means a creek coming from a spring or waterfall.