Baltistan Division
Map of Baltistan Division
Map of Baltistan Division
 • TypeDivisional Administration
 • CommissionerShuja Alam (PAS)
 • Regional Police OfficerCap. (R) Liaquat Ali Malik (PSP)

Baltistan Division (Urdu: بلتستان ڈویژن) is a first-order administrative division of Pakistan's dependent territory of Gilgit-Baltistan, overlapping with the historic Baltistan.

The divisional headquarters of the Baltistan Division is the town of Skardu. Since divisions were restored in 2008, the Baltistan Division currently consists of five districts:[1]


The Baltistan is one of three divisions of Gilgit Baltistan. The Division of Baltistan is administrative under a Commissioner of BPS-20 belonging to Pakistan Administrative Service group of Central Superior Services of Pakistan. The Current Commissioner Baltistan Division is Mr Shula Alam (PAS).

See also


  1. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names

Coordinates: 35°21′N 75°52′E / 35.350°N 75.867°E / 35.350; 75.867