Attock Tehsil

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Attock Tehsil
View of Attock Fort
View of Attock Fort
Attock Tehsil is located in Pakistan
Attock Tehsil
Attock Tehsil
Coordinates: 33°46′0″N 72°22′0″E / 33.76667°N 72.36667°E / 33.76667; 72.36667
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Attock Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل اٹک‎) is one of the six tehsils of Attock District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan.[1] The Indus River bounds it on the north-west, dividing it from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while the Haro River flows through from east to west.[2]

The north-west corner is occupied by the fertile Chach Valley. South of this lies a dry sandy plain, beyond which rises the Kala Chitta Range. The eastern half consists of the tract known as the Nala, which includes, along with a number of low hills and much broken country, a considerable area of fairly good level land, portions of which are irrigated from wells and by cuts from the Haro and other smaller streams.[3]


According to the Imperial Gazetteer of India:


  1. ^ POPULATION CENSUS ORGANIZATION, Government of Pakistan Archived December 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Attock (Tehsil, Pakistan) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  3. ^ a b Attock Tahsil - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 6, p. 138

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