The Pamir Mountains ringing the Karakoram Highway sin Xinjiang China. It is the highest paved international road in the world; it connects Western China and Pakistan. It is one of the very few routes that cross the Himalayas and the most westerly of them. Historically, this was a caravan trail, one branch of the ancient Silk Road.
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Asia, China, China-East Asia, China-Pakistan Friendship Highway, Horizontal, Karakoram Highway, N-35, National Highway 35, Silk Road, Tashkurgan Tajik Autonomous County, Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County, Travel destinations, West China, Xinjiang, Xinjiang Province, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
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