Oghi (tehsil)

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Administrative subdivisions of Mansehra District.

Oghi Tehsil is a sub-district (Tehsil) of Mansehra District in the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province of Pakistan. The Tehsil takes its name from the main city of the area, Oghi. The velly is known as "Agror" and comprises many villages. An old fort became the Frontier Constabilary Divisional Headquarters. Oghi is a four way junction leading to Darband shergarh, Dilbori battagram, Battal and Mansehra.

The people in the lower belt speak Hindko while those in the upper belt speak Pashto.

On the southwestern side is the Tanawal valley. New Darband Township and Shergarh are the main town and village of the Tehsil, respectively.

The major caste and language of Tanawal is Tanoli. Saror and Onaar, two small rivers, flow across the Agror and Tanawal valleys.

Union councils[edit]

Oghi Tehsil consists of 11 Union Councils.

The union councils are split between Tanawal and Agror.[citation needed].

Environment[edit]

Most of the area is arid or rain-fed. About 25% of the people are involved in the agricultural sector. Timber is the main source of fuel.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°30′19.78″N 73°1′54.02″E / 34.5054944°N 73.0316722°E / 34.5054944; 73.0316722