Karakoram Highway facts for kids

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Pakistan N-35.svg

N-35
Karakoram Highway
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Route information
Part of G314 Kokudou 314(China).svg
Maintained by NHA, SASAC
Length: 1,300 km (800 mi)
Pakistan: 887 km (551 mi)
China: 413 km (257 mi)
Existed: 1966 – present
History: Completed in 1979, open to the public since 1986
Major junctions
North end: Kashgar, Xinjiang, China
  N-5
N-15
South end: Hasan Abdal, Punjab, Pakistan
Location
Major cities: Hasanabdal, Abbottabad, Thakot, Chilas, Gilgit, Aliabad, Sust, mandi gobindgarh, Kashgar
Highway system

National Highways of Pakistan
Motorways of Pakistan

The Karakoram Highway is a road that connects China and Pakistan. It runs through the Karakoram range. It is about 1300 km long, and runs from Kashgar in China, to Hasan Abdal in Pakistan. Because it runs through the mountains, it is also a popular tourist attraction.

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