Chitral

town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Chitral (Urdu: چترال‎, Khowar: چھترار‎) is the capital of the Chitral District. It is on the western bank of the Chitral River. It has population of 20,000.

Chitral


  • چھترار
  • چترال
Clockwise from top: view of Chitral valley and snowcapped peak of Tirich Mir, Chitral's Shahi Qilla, Shahi Mosque, Chitral Fort
Clockwise from top: view of Chitral valley and snowcapped peak of Tirich Mir, Chitral's Shahi Qilla, Shahi Mosque, Chitral Fort
Chitral is located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
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Location of Chitral
Chitral is located in Pakistan
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Chitral (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 71°47′09″E / 35.84611°N 71.78583°E / 35.84611; 71.78583Coordinates: 35°50′46″N 71°47′09″E / 35.84611°N 71.78583°E / 35.84611; 71.78583
CountryPakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictChitral District
Government
 • BodyMNA
 • MNA (NA-32)Iftikhar ud Din (APML)[1]
Area
 • Total57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation1,493 m (4,898 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialKhowar[3]
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
PIN
1720 – 0xx[4]
Websitechitral.gov.pk

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Personal Profile". na.gov.pk. National Assembly of Pakistan. Retrieved 29 May 2017.
  2. "Geography of Chitral". Chitralnews.com. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  3. "INDO-IRANIAN FRONTIER LANGUAGES". Encyclopaedia Iranica. 15 November 2006. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  4. "Post Codes". Pakistan Post Office. Retrieved 17 March 2015.

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