Shigar District

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Shigar District, a political sub-division of Pakistan, is part of Baltistan and currently constitutes one of the ten districts of the Gilgit–Baltistan territory of Pakistan. It is bounded on the south and southwest by Skardu district, on the east by Ghanche District, on the north by Xinjiang (China), on the northwest by and Hunza, Nagar, Gilgit Districts. The district was formed in 2015, prior to which it was part of the Skardu District.[1]

Shigar town is the capital of Shigar District. Shigar town is 30 away from Skardu city. Shigar is the home of world's second highest peak K-2.

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  1. "Dividing governance: Three new districts notified in G-B - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2015-07-26. Retrieved 2017-10-15.