Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit Baltistan province. Gilgit has a population of more than 300,000 inhabitants according to the population consensus estimates of 2017. The region is full of people with diverse ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. There is no one dominating tribe or cast however Yashkun and Sheen are the major tribes of the area meanwhile other smaller tribes of Mughals, Kashmiris and Baltis are also present. Similarly there are many languages spoken in the region however Shina is the major language of Gilgit district.
Gilgit is also a famous tourist attraction spot with many beautiful sites to visit which includes places like Naltar Valley and Shigar town etc. The city also serves as the hub for mountain expeditioners who come every year aiming to conquer the Karakoram and Himalayan Mountain ranges. Moreover, the city is also an important stop on the Karakoram Highway leading to China resulting in many financial institutions opening up in the region, here is a list of them:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited||0107||Commercial Market, Sharah-E-Quaid e Azam, Gilgit||05811-452957||Yes|
|Soneri Bank Limited||0010||Raja Bazaar, Gilgit||05811-453749||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan||0425||Main Branch, Gilgit||05811-920731||Yes|
|Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited||2-62||Bank Block, Nil Market, Gilgit||05811-450711- 6||Yes|
|Muslim Commercial Bank||1116||National Market, Gilgit||05811-452349||Yes|
This is the list of banks present in the Gilgit. Western Union, Easy Paisa and Jazz Cash services are also available in Gilgit.
If you’re from Gilgit & can share more information like of any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please leave a comment so others can also benefit from it.