Banian (Battagram)

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Banian, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
Town and union council
CountryPakistan
RegionKhyber Pukhtunkhwa
DistrictBattagram District
TehsilBattagram
Government
Elevation1,496 m (4,911 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Banian (َUrdu & Pashto بانیاں) is a town, and one of twenty union councils in Battagram District in the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa of Pakistan.[1] The place was named by Bania (caste) of Narrore, while they formerly ruled the Jirgah System Kingdom for centuries. It is located at 34°36'30N 73°3'15E and has an altitude of 1497 metres (4911 feet).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Battagram". National Reconstruction Bureau of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 9 February 2012.
  2. ^ Location of Banian – Falling Rain Genomics

Coordinates: 34°36′30″N 73°3′15″E / 34.60833°N 73.05417°E / 34.60833; 73.05417