Diamer district is the gateway district with Chilas as is headquarter. Local language is Shina but English and Urdu languages are used for communication with outsiders. Be it the Karakoram Highway or the Naran-Kaghan road, enter into Diamer Valley first to give passage to whole of GB. The district manifests pre-historic traces of human pace and advancement in the shape of rock carvings, rock inscriptions and petroglyphs etc. these features place this district at a distinct position as more than 35000 such inscriptions and carvings are available here. The important valleys in Diamer district are Tangir, Darel, Chilas, Bunar Das, Gonar Farm and Raikot. On particular note in this district are Nanga Parbat (8125m) Raikot face and fairy Meadows, some of the most picturesque places on earth.