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Golaghmuli Valley

Golaghmuli Valley or Koh-i-Ghizer Shandur Valley is a high mountainous valley in Upper Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. This valley is situated in the east of Chitral and north of Swat. Golaghmuli Valley is separated from the Chitral and Swat by high mountain passes. To reach Golaghmuli Valley, a person must take the Gilgit-Chitral road west from Gilgit, and then continue his journey straight by Gupis. After Gupis, one continues northwest to reach the Yasin Valley and the straight road goes to Golaghmuli Valley.

Golaghmuli History

Golaghmuli Valley is a big part of Tehsil Phander, a new Tehsil of Ghizer District. It was formerly a part of Tehsil Gupis. In the government of PPP, it was decided to make Golaghmuli, a new Tehsil of Ghizer. But the government of PML (N) gave it the whole power of a Tehsil. Phander was originally ruled by Governor Gupis, Raja Hussain Ali Khan Maqpoon. The Rajas of Gupis were great warriors and fought against the Sikhs and the Dogras of on the freedom movement of Gilgit-Baltistan, but this house eventually lost power and the ownership of Koh-i-Ghizer at the time of FCR.

Golaghmuli Valley was of strategic importance because it leads to a high mountain pass, to Laspur Valley in Chitral via Shandur Top, and then to Mastuj. Another gateway is the passage of Dadaili Pass in Handarap Nallah, which leads to Swat District.

Golaghmuli valley Villages

Golaghmuli Valley and Golaghmuli Valley are located in the west of District Ghizer. It includes the villages of Pingal, Rawat, Shamaran, Chashi, Golaghmuli, Golaghmuli, Golaghtori, Terich, Handarap, Handarap Nallah including Lake, Herkush, Teru, Karim Abad, Hilthi, Barset and a wide area of Khukush Nallah including Shandur.

Golaghmuli valley Language

The people of Golaghmuli Valley speak the Khowar language, which is the native language. However people also know how to speak Shina, Urdu, and Englishas well.

Golaghmuli Climate

The climate of Golaghmuli Valley is considered to be a local steppe climate. During the year, there is a rainfall which takes place during January to the end of March. This climate is considered to be BSK according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The average annual temperature in Golaghmuli Valley is 19.6 °C. About 429 mm of precipitation falls annually.


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