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Indus
The Indus River
Indus River
(also called the Sindhū or Abāsīn) is one of the longest rivers in Asia. Originating in the Tibetan Plateau
Tibetan Plateau
in the vicinity of Lake Manasarovar
Lake Manasarovar
(China), the river runs a course through the Ladakh
Ladakh
region of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
(India), towards Gilgit-Baltistan
Gilgit-Baltistan
and the Hindukush ranges, and then flows in a southerly direction along the entire length of Pakistan
Pakistan
to merge into the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
near the port city of Karachi
Karachi
in Sindh.[1][2] It is the longest river and national river of Pakistan.[3] The river has a total drainage area exceeding 1,165,000 km2 (450,000 sq mi)
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Swat River
The Swat River
Swat River
(Urdu: دریائے سوات‬‎, Pashto: سوات سیند‎) is a perennial river in the northern region of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Province, Pakistan. The river commences in Swat Kohistan region of Kalam with the confluence of two main tributaries Ushu and Gabral and runs downstream in a narrow gorge up to Baghdheri.Contents1 Etymology 2 Route 3 Economic significance 4 Hydropower Potential 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksEtymology[edit] The name is derived from an old Sanskrit
Sanskrit
term, Suvastu,[citation needed] which means crystal clear water, like azure in colour
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Ngari Prefecture
Ngari Prefecture
Ngari Prefecture
(Tibetan: མངའ་རིས་ས་ཁུལ་, Wylie: mnga' ris sa khul; simplified Chinese: 阿里地区; traditional Chinese: 阿里地區; pinyin: Ālǐ Dìqū) is a prefecture of China's Tibet Autonomous Region. Its capital is Gar County. Its administrative centre is the town of Burang Town. The largest settlement is Shiquanhe. Ngari Prefecture
Ngari Prefecture
includes part of the Aksai Chin
Aksai Chin
area, a disputed region claimed by India but over which China exercises administrative control. The paved Xinjiang- Tibet
Tibet
Highway (新藏公路) passes through this area. There are well-known prehistoric petroglyphs near the far western town of Rutog. The town of Ngari lies 4,500 metres (14,800 ft) above sea level in northwest Tibet
Tibet
some 1,600 kilometres (990 mi) west of the capital, Lhasa
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Dasu
Dasu or Dassu (Abasin Kohistani/Pashto/Urdu: داسو) is the district headquarters of Upper Kohistan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It had 15 Union Councils before the separation of the Kandia valley. Since its being named as Tehsil, the Dasu subdivision has 11 Union Councils. The total population of Dasu according to 1998 Census was 137,519, in 21,487 households.Contents1 Climate 2 Famous Surname 3 Languages 4 See also 5 ReferencesClimate[edit] With a mild and generally warm and temperate climate, Dasu features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Dasu is 19.5 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 648 mm. Even in the driest months, there is a lot of precipitation. November is the driest month with 13 mm of precipitation, while July, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 93 mm. July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 29.4 °C
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Besham
Besham
Besham
(Pashto: بشام‎; also known as Besham
Besham
Qala) is the largest town and commercial centre of the Shangla District
Shangla District
in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Most of the population consists of Pashto-speaking Pashtuns. Besham's shops remained open 24 hours a day due to its geographic position, as it is on the famous Silk route which connects Pakistan with China. Besham
Besham
shops are famous for their china and international goods. In summer this small town is the centre of international and national holiday makers who use this route to visit the Northern areas of Pakistan. There is a civil hospital which was upgraded to the Tehsil level
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Swabi
Swabi
Swabi
(Pashto and Urdu: صوابۍ‎) or Sawabai is the capital of Swabi District
Swabi District
in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
province of Pakistan.[1] It is the largest city in the southeastern portion of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and is located near the bank of the Indus River.[2]Contents1 History 2 Climate 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] Near Swabi
Swabi
is the settlement of Hund, which was one of the historical capitals of ancient Gandhara. Climate[edit] Swabi
Swabi
has a warm and temperate climate. With hot, humid summers and mild winters, Swabi
Swabi
features a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa). The average temperature in Swabi
Swabi
is 22.2 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 639 mm
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Sindhu (other)
Sindhu is a name for the Indus River, a major river in Pakistan, India and China. Sindhu may also refer to:Afzal Sindhu, Pakistani politician P. V. Sindhu
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Thakot
Thakot
Thakot
or Takot (Urdu: تھاکوٹ‬‎; Pashto: تاکوټ‬‎) is a tribal town on the Indus River
Indus River
in Battagram District
Battagram District
of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is also one of twenty Union Councils of Battagram
Battagram
District, and one of twelve in Battagram
Battagram
Tehsil.[1] Thakot is located midway between Battagram
Battagram
town in the south and Besham
Besham
town (Shangla District) in the north, at a distance of about 30 km from both.Contents1 Climate 2 Demography 3 Hydro 4 ReferencesClimate[edit] With a mild and generally warm and temperate climate, Thakot
Thakot
features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) under the Köppen climate classification
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Kunar River
The Kunar River
Kunar River
(Urdu,Pashto: کونړ سيند‎), also called the Chitral
Chitral
River (چترال سيند) or the Kama River (کامه سيند), is about 480 km long, located in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, and eastern Afghanistan. The river system is fed by melting glaciers and snow of the Hindu Kush
Hindu Kush
mountains. It is also part of the Indus watershed basin.[1]Contents1 Origin & course of flow 2 History 3 Hydropower potential 4 See also 5 ReferencesOrigin & course of flow[edit] The river rises in the far north glaciated Hindu Kush
Hindu Kush
mountains of Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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Tibetan Plateau
The Tibetan Plateau
Plateau
(Tibetan: བོད་ས་མཐོ།, Wylie: bod sa mtho), also known in China
China
as the Qinghai– Tibet
Tibet
Plateau[1] or the Qing–Zang Plateau[2] (Chinese: 青藏高原; pinyin: Qīng–Zàng Gāoyuán) or Himalayan Plateau, is a vast elevated plateau in Central Asia[3][4][5][6] and East Asia,[7][8][9][10] covering most of the Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet Autonomous Region
and Qinghai
Qinghai
in western China, as well as part of Ladakh
Ladakh
in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It stretches approximately 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) north to south and 2,500 kilometres (1,600 mi) east to west
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Tibet
Coordinates: 31°12′N 88°48′E / 31.2°N 88.8°E / 31.2; 88.8              "Greater Tibet" as claimed by Tibetan exile groups Tibetan autonomous areas, as designated by China  Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region, within ChinaChinese-controlled, claimed by India
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Shiquanhe
Sênggêzangbo (Tibetan: སེང་གེ་ཁ་འབབ་, named after Sênggê Zangbo, a river in Ngari), or Shiquanhe
Shiquanhe
(Chinese: 狮泉河镇, i.e. "Lion Spring River Town"), is the main town of Ngari Prefecture,[1] Tibet
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Luni River
Luni is a river in Rajasthan. It originates in the Pushkar
Pushkar
valley of the Aravalli Range, near Ajmer, passes through the southeastern portion of the Thar Desert, and ends in the marshy lands of Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, after travelling a distance of 495 km. It is first known as Sagarmati, then after passing Govindgarh, it meets its tributary Saraswati, which originates from Pushkar
Pushkar
Lake, and from then on it gets its name Luni.[1] In 1892, Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur
Jodhpur
constructed Jaswant Sagar in Pichiyak village between Bilara
Bilara
and Bhavi of Jodhpur
Jodhpur
district
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Tibet Autonomous Region
The Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region (TAR) or Xizang Autonomous Region, called Tibet
Tibet
or Xizang for short (Chinese: 西藏; pinyin: Xīzàng; literally: "Western Tsang"; Mandarin: [ɕí.tsâŋ]; Tibetan: བོད་, Wylie: Bod, ZYPY: Poi, IPA: [pʰø̀ʔ]), is a province-level autonomous region of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It was formally established in 1965 to replace the Tibet
Tibet
Area, an administrative division the PRC inherited from the Republic of China
China
(ROC), about 5 years after the dismissal of the Kashag
Kashag
by the PRC following the 1959 Tibetan uprising, and about 13 years from the Tibet's incorporation into the PRC in 1951. The current borders of the Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region were generally established in the eighteenth century[4] and include about half of ethno-cultural Tibet
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Kurram River
Kurram River
Kurram River
(Pashto: د کورمې سيند‎) is located in Paktia and Khost provinces of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and Kurram Agency, North Waziristan Agency and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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Hunza River
Hunza River
Hunza River
(Urdu: دریائے ہنزہ‎) is the principal river of Hunza in Gilgit–Baltistan,Pakistan. It is formed by the confluence of the Kilik and Khunjerab nalas (gorges) which are fed by glaciers. It is joined by the Gilgit River
Gilgit River
and the Naltar River, before it flows into the Indus River. The river cuts through the Karakoram
Karakoram
range, flowing from north to south. The Karakoram
Karakoram
Highway (KKH) crosses the Hunza River
Hunza River
near Hunza and Nagar valleys. The river is dammed for part of its route.[1] The Attabad landslide disaster in January 2010 completely blocked the Hunza Valley
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