Chitral

Chitral or Chetrar (Pashto,Urdu: چترال‎),(Khowar:چھترار) translated as field in the native language Khowar, is the capital of the Chitral District, situated on the western bank of the Kunar River (also called Chitral River), in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The town is at the foot of Tirich Mir, the highest peak of the Hindu Kush, 25,289 ft (7,708 m) high. It has a population of 20,000, while the district (of 14,833 km² or 5,727 sq mi), has a population of 300,000. The altitude of the valley is 3,700 ft (1,100 m).

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Chitral - History - Buddhist and Hindu Period
... Chitral was a Hindu country before the extension of Islam, and traces of Buddhism are also found ... a ruler was murdered, was besieged in Chitral Fort for over a month in 1895 ... Frontier corps public school Drosh $ Chitral also working in chitral since 1992 ...
Chitrali People - History and Culture
... Much of this can be attributed to Chitral being a stable kingdom for most of its history, where the rule of law and the will of the ruler came before tribal concepts such as revenge and isolationism ... Generally, the people living in the southern Chitral area and Chitral Town are very conservative because of the influences from Afghanistan, whereas the people of the north are more ... Because of Chitral's location at the crossroads of Central Asia and South Asia the Chitrali people display a wide variety of phenotypes, largely depending upon their ancestral ethnic group and family history ...
Chitral (disambiguation)
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Chitral (princely State)
... Chitral (or Chitrāl) (Urduچترال) was a princely state of Pakistan and British India until 1969 ... The area of the state now forms the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa ...
Pakhtunkhwa - Climate - Chitral District
... Chitral District lies completely sheltered from the monsoon that controls the weather in eastern Pakistan, owing to its relatively westerly location and the ... In many ways Chitral District has more in common regarding climate with Central Asia than South Asia ... the mountains due to lower cloud cover Chitral can reach 40 °C (104 °F) frequently during this period ...