Thall

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Thall
Town and union council
Thall is located in Pakistan
Thall
Thall
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°21.52′N 70°32.52′E / 33.35867°N 70.54200°E / 33.35867; 70.54200
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Hangu District
Population
 • Total (Local population is around 100,000.00 people)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Thall is a City of Hangu District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1] Thall is located at 33°21'52N 70°32'52E with an altitude of 742 metres (2437 feet).[2] It is administratively subdivided into two Union Councils. It is separated from the North Waziristan Agency by the Kurram River. The Peshawar-Thall and Thall-Parachinar road passes from here which is an important route of this area. It is 4hrs drive from Peshawar and about 3hrs from Kohat. A major Bazaar or market of this region is located here which is a hub for traders from Kurram agency, Afghanistan and adjoining areas. The Historic Thall fort built by the British in 1909 is located here, Which serves as the HQ for Thall Scouts, a Paramilitary unit of FC.


Climate[edit]

The weather is extreme cold in winters and mild and pleasant in summers, days are bit hotter, with cool breeze in the evenings.

Language[edit]

The Thall People are 100% Pashtun's. They Belonged To Bangash Tribe. The Thall People love their Own Pashtunwali.i.e the way of dealing with each other.

Religion[edit]

There are People Followed by 100% oF Sunni Islam.

Landscape[edit]

Geographically it is mountainous and hilly. It is located at base of large mountain locally known as Khade-Makh or 'beautiful face' in English. The Kurram river passes near the town, where a small number of fish are also present which are locally fished and consumed.

Railway[edit]

Thall was the terminus railway station of Thall-Kohat Narrow gauge (762 mm or 2 ft 6 in) railway line. This railway line was closed in 1991.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 33°21′52″N 70°32′52″E / 33.36444°N 70.54778°E / 33.36444; 70.54778