Bahadur Khel

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Rock salt crystal

Bahadur Khel is a village and Union Council of Karak District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1] It is located at 33°10'57N 70°57'15E with an altitude of 548 metres (1801 feet),[2] the village is the site of an extensive rock salt quarry. The quarry (one mile long by half a mile broad) produce high quality rock salt suitable for human consumption. The facility is managed by the Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation.

History[edit]

During British rule the area was part of the old Kohat District[3] and the facility was under the control of the Northern India Salt Department, a government body of British India.

Bahader Khel is union council which is 7 big villages:

  • Bahader Khel
  • Darish Khel
  • Ghol Banda
  • Anar Banda
  • Shaheedan Banda
  • Charpara banda
  • Shaheedan

Village Bahadur khel is the origin for these little villages.These villages are known on the name of bahadur khel

References[edit]

Coordinates: 33°10′57″N 70°57′15″E / 33.18250°N 70.95417°E / 33.18250; 70.95417