Karakoram Highway facts for kids
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|Part of G314|
|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|
|North end:||Kashgar, Xinjiang, China|
|South end:||Hasan Abdal, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Major cities:||Hasanabdal, Abbottabad, Thakot, Chilas, Gilgit, Aliabad, Sust, mandi gobindgarh, Kashgar|
National Highways 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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