Khaplu is a city located in Gilgit Baltistan province which serves as the administrative and commercial capital of Ghanche District. The city’s name comes from a Balti language word Ghanche which means Glacier which flows through the city of Khaplu. The city also serves as the hub for mountain expeditionaries who come every year aiming to conquer the Karakoram and Himalayan Mountain ranges. The District has a population of more than 150,000 inhabitants according to the population consensus estimates of 2017. Most of the people living in the area consists of Balti people with Balti as their major language.
The place is also a famous tourist attraction spot with many beautiful sites to visit which includes places like Chaqchan Mosque and Raja Palace etc. The city of Khaplu is located on the banks of Shyok River and is also sometimes referred to as Shyok valley.
For financial transactions, the following banks are available in the area:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited||2315||Main Bazaar, Khaplu||05816-450260||Yes|
|Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited||4-4||Main Bazaar, Khaplu||0581-6450170- 1||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan||0888||Khaplu Branch||05816-920140||Yes|
|Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited||NA||Main Bazaar, Khaplu||05816-920244||Yes|
This is the list of banks present in the Khaplu. E-Sahulat and other local money agent services are also available in Khaplu.
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