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|Altitude:||1,100 m (3,609 ft)|
|Present Day Details|
Chitral town was the capital of Chitral State.
Historical books online
- Making of a frontier: five years' experiences and adventures in Gilgit, Hunza, Nagar, Chitral & the eastern Hindu-Kush by Algernon Durand 1900 Archive.org
- Sport and Life in the Further Himalaya by Major R L Kennion 1910 Archive.org. Includes chapters about Chitral. The author joined the Indian Foreign and Political Department in 1893, serving in Kashmir, Gilgit and Leh until 1907.
- '"A Frontier Tour" by Lieut-Colonel J. R. C. Gannon (Being Extracts from a Diary written during a journey made with H. E. Lord Rawlinson, C.-in-G. in India, through Dir, Chitral, and the Gilgit Agency, in 1923) The Himalayan Journal: Part 1 Volume 3 1931, click on item 8; Part 2 Volume 4 1932, click on item 8 himalayanclub.org.
- Online books. Mahraka. A website on the Culture, History and Languages of Chitral.