Abbottabad Tehsil

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Abbottabad
Tehsil
Abbottabad Union Councils.svg
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Abbottabad
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of towns 1
Number of Union Councils 35

Abbottabad Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل ایبٹ آباد‎) is an administrative subdivision (tehsil) of Abbottabad District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

History[edit]

During British rule, the current district of Abbottabad was created as a Tehsil of Hazara District,[1] after the independence of Pakistan it remained a tehsil of Hazara until 1981 when the old Abbottabad Tehsil became a district, containing two tehsils - Abbottabad and Havelian.

Administration[edit]

The city of Abbottabad, as well as being district headquarters, serves as tehsil headquarters, the tehsil is subdivided into 35 Union Councils these are:[2]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°12′30″N 73°28′59″E / 34.2083°N 73.4831°E / 34.2083; 73.4831