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Friday, September 23, 2011

Nagar Valley Dreamland On Earth

The Nagar valley is situated at an altitude of 2438 meters (7999 feet). Nagar Khas is the main city and capital of the former state Nagar. The Spantik peak (Golden peak) can be easily seen from here. Gulmet is the popular tourist attraction in Nagar because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains and Rakaposhi in 7788 m (25,561), and Diran.

Nagar and Hunza were once collectively called the office hall and their capital was capal dosuk. Nagar was an independent principality for 1200 years, which existed until 1974. The British gained control of Nagar and Hunza valley between the neighboring 1889 and 1892. The Tham (Chief) of the day Azur Khan sent into exile to Kashmir. The British retained Nagar's status as a principality until 1947. The people of Nagar were governed by a local Mir for more than 1200 years, which ended in 1974. Although never directly controlled by neighboring Kashmir or the British, Nagar was a vassal of Kashmir from the time of Maharaja Ranbir Singh of Jammu and Kashmir. The Mirs of Nagar sent an annual tribute to the Kashmir Durbar until 1947, and together with the ruler of Hunza, was considered one of the most loyal vassals of the Maharaja of Kashmir. The state bordered the Gilgit Agency to the south, the former principality of Hunza in the east, China in the north and Afghanistan in the northwest. The capital was the city of Nagar Khas (also known as uyum Nagar) The area of ​​Nagar is now a top Nagar Nagar Nagar and two lower. Tehsil Nagar and two forms of the Gilgit District.