Kallar Kahar

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Kallar Kahar
كلّر كہار
Town and town committee (tehsil)
Kalar kahar scene.JPG
Coordinates: 32°47′N 72°42′E / 32.783°N 72.700°E / 32.783; 72.700Coordinates: 32°47′N 72°42′E / 32.783°N 72.700°E / 32.783; 72.700
Country Pakistan
District Chakwal District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 0543

Kallar Kahar (Urdu: كلّر كہار‎) is a town and subdivision (Tehsil) of Chakwal District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the capital of Kallar Kahar Tehsil.[1] This beautiful place is famous for natural garden of loquat trees, Salt Water Lake with beautiful species of peacocks. People traveling from Lahore to Islamabad, prefer to stay here for recreation at the bank of salty water Lake.

Emperor Babar described Kallar Kahar in his memoirs, the Takht-e-Babri, as a "charming place with good air".[2] It also hosts a training facility of Special Service Wing of Pakistan Air Force.

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  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Chakwal
  2. ^ Salman Rashid, The Salt Range and the Potohar Plateau, Sang-e-Meel Publications, 2001, ISBN 978-969-35-1257-1, ... Babur tarried beside 'densely growing corn' in the vicinity of Kallar Kahar Lake and promptly fell in love with this 'charming place with good air.' The lake, he writes in his memoir ... 

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