Gilgit
in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.919 and 74.312 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 55' 7" and E 74° 18' 44"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - PKR
Spoken languages:
Urdu, English, Panjabi, Sindhi, Pushto
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:56 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Karachi
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:58 am and 7:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Pakistan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Pakistan. Last Update: 2020-07-15 07:21:05

Delve into Gilgit

Gilgit in Gilgit-Baltistan with it's 10,414 habitants is a town located in Pakistan about 168 mi (or 270 km) north-east of Islamabad, the country's capital town.

Time in Gilgit is now 04:56 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Gilgit, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Pakistan is Gilgit Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Aliabad, Chilas, Gakuch, Eidgah and Dasu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 37% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Scattered clouds, calm.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

27°C (80 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Saturday, 18th of July 2020

26°C (78 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Gilgit

Published: July 07, 2008
Length: 18:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Amjad Bilal

By Air Gilgit to Islamabad.


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Published: June 15, 2012
Length: 50:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ghazanfar ali


Pakistan Karakorum Highway Gilgit 1995

Published: August 20, 2010
Length: 02:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Wolfgang Gegusch


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Published: April 02, 2010
Length: 59:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SAK4U2

Ayan Ali from gilgit 3 years old.


The route to Rush Lake, Days 1-3 Beats's photos around Hoper, Northern Areas, Pakistan (gilgit)

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 45:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Beats's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/beats/abinasia2004/1094380380/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod...


Nanga Parbat's Rupal Face Lraleigh's photos around Tareshing, Pakistan (rupal face pictures)

Published: November 17, 2010
Length: 01:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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KAGHAN NARAAN TOUR PART A1

Published: February 01, 2011
Length: 55:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: shahbaz522554

sambrial.


Shina Rap , with Animation

Published: May 01, 2012
Length: 32:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Imran Ali

A funny animation, with Shina Rap by Unknown Artist.


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Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 25:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: utkj100

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Trip to Northern Areas-21 Gilgit

Published: September 02, 2012
Length: 34:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SN Bukhari

Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit--Baltistan, Pakistan. It is the fifth but non-constitutional administrative province of Pakistan. The GB, formerly known as Northern Areas, consist of seven...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gilgit

Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan. It is the fifth but non-constitutional administrative province of Pakistan. The Gilgit–Baltistan, formerly known as Northern Areas, consist of seven districts, namely Gilgit, Skardu, Diamer, Ghizer, Astore, Ghanche and Hunza-Nagar. The Major and most dominating tribe of Gilgit-Baltistan is 'Shin' while Shina is the language spoken by majority of the population from Ghizer of Gilgit–Baltistan to Kohistan of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Located at 35.9219, 74.2892 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
History of Buddhism, , Populated places in Gilgit-Baltistan, Hill stations in India, Populated places along the Silk Road


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gilghit, Gilgit, GIL, گلگت