The Gilgit District is a district of the autonomous region of Gilgit-Baltistan in northern Pakistan. It was founded in 1970 when the former Gilgit Agency was restructured to Pakistan's northern areas. With the renaming of the northern areas of Gilgit-Baltistan in 2009, a further restructuring took place. The northern part of the original district Gilgit was demerged as a newly established district Hunza-Nagar and divided into Meanwhile, in the two districts Hunza and Nagar. The Gilgit district has a federal structure.