Haveli District

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Map of Haveli district

Haveli District is the 9th districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It was formerly a part of Bagh District, but it separated from Bagh on 1st of July 2009 and become the ninth district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.[1]

The district headquarters of Haveli is Forward Kahuta. Forward Kahuta is located at the foot of the Pirpunjal Region, approximately 220 km away from the cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

Visitor attractions include Hajipir Behdouri, Qaimabad (Kalamula), Lasdana, Mehmoodgali, Nilphari and Kiran.

Language and history[edit]

Gujjari and Pahari are the main languages spoken in Haveli.

Demography[edit]

Gujjars(Chohans,Chechi,Kasana,Dedar)are in the majority in the district following by Kashmiris and Rathores.Gujjars have a stronghold on Kahota city and its surroundings while Rathores are in Palangi belt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Haveli (Kahutta)". Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 

Coordinates: 33°53′07″N 74°06′12″E / 33.8854°N 74.1033°E / 33.8854; 74.1033