Kamra

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Kamra
کامرہ
Kamra is located in Pakistan
Kamra
Kamra
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°45′N 72°24′E / 33.750°N 72.400°E / 33.750; 72.400
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Attock District
Government
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) +6 (UTC)
Area code(s) 43600

Kamra (Urdu: کامرہ) town is located in Attock District in the mountainous north of the Punjab, Pakistan.

Industry and airbase[edit]

The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, comprising PAF's Minhas Airbase, Kamra Avionics and Radar Factory, F6 Rebuild Factory, Aircraft Manufacturing Factory and Mairage Rebuild Factory, is located in Kamra and is the centre of Aircraft Manufacturing and overhauling of Pakistan. PAC Kamra is now commonly known as Aviation City.

The village area of Kamra is known as Kamra Kalan. It is a big village having many mosques and schools, and suffers from problems of overpopulation.

Location and Importance[edit]

Kamra is located in the triangular area constituted by the GT road, from Rawalpindi to Peshawar, and Peshawar. The site is very much concerned for the local transporters as it provides a shortcut for Shaheen Chowk to Attock City reducing about 7 kilometres when compared to the alternative route. The complex is usually considered so sensitive to terrorism in Pakistan and has been attacked several times.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 33°51′N 72°24′E / 33.850°N 72.400°E / 33.850; 72.400