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Gilgit River in Phander Valley (Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)

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The Gilgit River flows across the Phander valley in different strands, which makes more attractive and unique landscape of Phander valley. These strands of the Gilgit River emerge into the giant Gilgit River again.

About Phander Valley

Phander valley is located in Gupis-Yasin district in Gilgit-Baltistan at the distance of 184 KM from Gilgit on Gilgit Shandoor Road. The valley is quite flat like a palm, that's why it is called Phander as meaning of Phan is palm in Khowar language that is local language of the town.

There are four beautiful lakes in the Phander valley, in which Phander lake is the largest lake. In this area, the Gilgit River shows an attractive landscape by cutting its passage into several strands, which again merge into one at the end of the valley.

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