Confluence of Indus and Gilgit

Confluence of Indus and Gilgit (Gilgit Baltistan)

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The Gilgit River merges with the Indus River at Jaglot. The view of their confluence is splendid within the high mountains of three ranges. The Indus River is the largest river of Pakistan, whereas the Gilgit River is the main river in Gilgit-Baltistan which joins with the Indus River at this point in Jaglot.

About Jaglot

Jaglot is situated in the Gilgit District at a distance of 45 km from Gilgit city on the Karakoram Highway. It is a very important town in Gilgit as it is a junction point of three main mountain ranges, the Hindukush, the Karakoram, and the Himalayas. It is also the confluence point of the Gilgit River and the Indus River. It is also a gateway to the Gilgit district as well as the Skardu district.

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