Tarbela

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Tarbela
Town and union council
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Haripur District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Tarbela (Hindko/Urdu: تربیله), also called Turbela or Torbela (Pashto: تور بېله‎, meaning Black Forest), is one of the 44 union councils, administrative subdivision, of Haripur District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1]

Khalabat township is divided into four sectors, sectors 1 and 2 are called Tarbela union and sector 3 and 4 called Khalabat union council.

It gave its name for the Tarbela Dam, located nearby.

Festivals[edit]

On 1st Baisakh, the Hindu inhabitants of the vicinity and of the Hazara plain assemble to bathe in the Indus river.[2] The assembly is of a religious character, and is kept up for two days.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Haripur
  2. ^ a b "Report of the land revenue settlement of the Hazara district of the Punjab By E. G. Wace". Central Jail Press. Retrieved 2007-11-03. "On 1st Baisakh, the Hindu inhabitants of the vicinity and of the Hazara plain assemble to bathe in the Indus river. The assembly is of a religious character, and is kept up for two days." 

Coordinates: 34°8′0″N 72°49′0″E / 34.13333°N 72.81667°E / 34.13333; 72.81667