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Gurez is a val­ley lo­cated in the high Hi­malayas, about 86km from Bandi­pore and 123km from Srinagar in north­ern Kash­mir and south­ern Gil­git­baltistan.

At about 2 400m above sea level, the val­ley is sur­rounded by snow-capped moun­tains.

It has di­verse fauna and wildlife in­clud­ing the Hi­malayan brown bear and the snow leop­ard.

The Kis­hanganga River flows through the val­ley.

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