Fateh Jang Tehsil

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Fateh Jang City
Fateh Jang
Tehsil
Fateh Jang City is located in Pakistan
Fateh Jang City
Fateh Jang City
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°32′55″N 72°39′10″E / 33.5485°N 72.6528°E / 33.5485; 72.6528Coordinates: 33°32′55″N 72°39′10″E / 33.5485°N 72.6528°E / 33.5485; 72.6528
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Attock District
Union councils 14
Area
 • Total 866 km2 (334 sq mi)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Website www.fatehjangcity.com

Fateh Jang Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل فتح جنگ‎) is an administrative subdivision (tehsil), of Attock District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The tehsil is administratively subdivided into 14 Union Councils.[1] A notable inscription is located near the main town of Fateh Jang.[2]

History[edit]

Until the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Fateh Jang was under British rule, the Imperial Gazetteer of India describes the Tahsil (tehsil) as follows:

"Fatahjang (Fatehjang), easternmost tahsil of Attock District, Punjab, lying between 33°10′ and 33°45′ N. and 72°23′ and 73°1′ E., with an area of 866 square miles. The population in 1901 was 114,849, compared with 113,041 in 1891. It contains 203 villages, of which Fatahjang (population, 4,825) is the headquarters. The land revenue and cesses amounted in 1903-4 to 1.9 lakhs. The tahsil is divided into three distinct parts. North of the Kala-Chitta is a small plain much cut up by ravines. South of the Khairi-Murat. (near Dhari village) is the fertile Sohan valley, while between the two ranges of hills lies a rough plain, narrow in the east and broadening towards the west".[3]

Languages[edit]

Inhabitants of Fateh Jang Tehsil speak Sohain dialect of Punjabi language, the name is derived from Sohan River.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ pind bahdar khan (aqeel khan)Tehsils & Unions in the District of Attock - Government of Pakistan
  2. ^ Konow, Sten (1991). Kharoshṭhī inscriptions: with the exception of those of Aśoka. Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Fatahjang - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 12, p. 74.
  4. ^ Masica, Colon P. (9 September 1993). The Indo-Aryan Languages. Cambridge University Press. p. 19. ISBN 0521299446.