Hangrai

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Hangrai
Ban Bagar
Village and union council
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Mansehra District
Government
 • Type democratic
 • UC Nazim Sardar Abdul Ghani
Elevation 2,000 m (5,000 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 0997

Hangrai is a village and union council (an administrative subdivision) of Mansehra District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1] It is located in the lower Kaghan Valley and lies to the north of Balakot city in an area that was affected by the 2005 Kashmir earthquake.[2]

Gujjars are the main tribe living in this UC with a considerable percentage of Swatis and Syeds. The literacy rate is very low. It is the most affected UC in 2005 earthquake. Many of the local people are farmers and herdsmen, though a lot of the people are working in middle east countries.[citation needed] Hangrai is known for its natural environment.[citation needed] Local attractions and places include Magra, Jhamra, Shadal, Laamri and Naddi.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 34°38′N 73°22′E / 34.633°N 73.367°E / 34.633; 73.367