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Kharmang District is a political sub-division of Pakistan. It 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 by Kargil district of the Jammu and Kashmir, on the northeast by Ghanche District of GB, on the north by Skardu District of GB and on the west by Astore District of GB.

Kharmang District
Coordinates: 34°56′40″N 76°13′21″E / 34.94444°N 76.22250°E / 34.94444; 76.22250
CountryPakistan
ProvinceGilgit-Baltistan
HeadquartersGohari & Manthoka
Area
 • Total7,909 km2 (3,054 sq mi)
Population
 • Estimate 
(1998)
188,000
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

The ValleyEdit

Kharmang districts include Kharmang Valley, one of the five main valleys in Baltistan region. The valley is 100 km south-east of Skardu.[1][2] The valley includes various tourist attractions, including Manthokha Waterfall, Khamosh Waterfall and Mehdiabad. It is also the part where Indus River enters in Pakistan, through Kargil district in Indian Administered Kashmir.

EducationEdit

According to Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2017, Kharmang was ranked 119 out of 155 in school infrastructure and facilities score.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kharmang Valley". pakistantourism.net. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Kharmang Weather Forecast". www.worldweatheronline.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Pakistan District Education Rankings 2017" (PDF). elections.alifailaan.pk. Retrieved 17 August 2019.