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Chilas (Urdu: چلاس‎) is a historical city of District Diamer Diamer located in the Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan on the river Indus. It is part of the Silk Road connected by the Karakoram Highway and N-90 National Highway, which link it to Islamabad and Peshawar in the southwest, via Hazara and Malakand Divisions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In the north, Chilas is connected to the Chinese cities of Tashkurgan and Kashgar in Xinjiang, via Gilgit, Aliabad, Sust, and the Khunjerab Pass.</p> <p>Chilas comes under Gilgit-Baltistan. It is the Headquarter of District Diamir.1(Pamir Times August 2 2012.)The weather is hot and dry in the summer and dry and cold in the winter. It can be reached through Karakoram highway and also from the Kaghan valley passing over the Babusar Pass. Chilas is situated on the left bank of the mighty river Indus. the beautiful fairy meadows and Nanga Parbat seventh highest peak in the world is also located in Chilas
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