Karak, Pakistan

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Karak
Karak is located in Pakistan
Karak
Karak
Coordinates: 33°04′N 71°30′E / 33.07°N 71.5°E / 33.07; 71.5Coordinates: 33°04′N 71°30′E / 33.07°N 71.5°E / 33.07; 71.5
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Area
 • Total 3,372 km2 (1,302 sq mi)
Population (1998)
 • Total 430,796 persons
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Karak (Pashto: کرك, Urdu: کرکAbout this sound pronunce ) is the headquarters of Karak District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is 123 km from Peshawar on the main Indus Highway between Peshawar and Karachi. It is located at 33°7'12N 71°5'41E.[1] Karak is said to be the single district in Pakistan which is inhabited by only one tribe of Pashtuns — the Khattak.

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