Birote is located in Abbottabad District
|• Nazim||Afaq Ahmed Abbasi|
|• Naib Nazim||Muhammad Sarwar Abbasi|
The name of the union council Birote means "the land of wrestlers". The words khurd and kalan ("little" and "big") are administrative terminology dating back to Mughal times, to differentiate two areas with the same name, hence Birote Khurd means "little khurd". The words khurd ("small") and kalan ("big") are taken from Persian. (cf. Britannia major, "Greater Britain" and Britannia minor "Lesser Britain").
Birote Kalan is located in the south eastern part of Abbottabad District and borders the Bagh District of Kashmir, and was consequently affected by the 2005 Pakistan earthquake as the epicentre was in Kashmir.
The Union Council is subdivided into the following areas: Berote Kalan, Berote Khurd, Kahoo Gharbi and Kahoo Sharqi.
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