|Alternate Names||گلگت بلتستان|
|Established|| November 01, 1948|
|Disbanded|| Still Active |
|Last Modified||Bojicat September 10, 2019 04:22pm|
Self-governing Administrative Territory at the farthest northeast tip of Pakistan formerly known as the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) from 1974 until September 7, 2009. |
Called the Gilgit Agency until 1974, an assembly of princely states run by a British Political Agent starting in 1889, the land was planted under the Pakistani flag after a rebellion on November 1, 1947.
The UN still circumscribes this and the adjoining territory of Azad Jammu & Kasmir as "Pakistan Administered Kashmir."
Since February 1, 2012, Gilgit–Baltistan contained ten districts; four in Baltistan Division, four in Gilgit Division and two in Diamer Division-Baltistan [Link] Another four were added (Gupis Yasin, Dareal, Roundu & Tangir) on April 20, 2019 [Link]
Main language is Balti. Capital is Gilgit.