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Country  Pakistan
Division  Gilgit Division
Population  27,000
Elevation  150 m
Region  Gilgit-Baltistan
District  Gilgit District
Time zone  PST (UTC+5)
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Weather  12°C, Wind SW at 11 km/h, 55% Humidity


Historically, Juglot was strategically important as it lay along the route linking British India to China via Kashmir . Bunji, the historical garrison of the army of the Maharaja of Kashmir, is situated across the River Indus. The struggle for Kashmir's independence from the Sikh Manharaja of Kashmir also originated in Juglot.


Even today, Juglot is the most important logistic base for the Pakistan Army. It gained this importance from the 1984 war in Siachin, which became the highest battleground in the world. Much of the development of Juglot is a result of the Army's presence.


Juglot contains fifteen villages which include:

  • Damote
  • Chakarkot
  • Gasho Pahote
  • Manote and Sabil
  • Inhabitants

    The people of Juglot are tribal in nature, and Muslim. The population of Juglot, including the suburbs, is approximately 45,000 in 3200 houses, with an education rate of 48%. There are four main castes live in this area Sheen, Yaskun, Kamin, Kashmiris. Among Sheen main families are Manay, Judanay, Judaye, Juvay, Bhudeye, Maddiay, Darkhaaney etc these live in damote.The main tribes in proper juglote are Koliwal (Kalouch) Kashmiri , qalam dany and soniwal but some mixtribes are also existed in the area.


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