Kolai-Palas District

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Kolai-Pallas Kohistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
 • Total275,461
Time zonePST

Kolai-Pallas Kohistan District (Pashto: کولئ پالس کوہستان ولسوالۍ ‎, Urdu: ضِلع کولئ پالس کوہستان‎) is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.[1][2][3][4] It was a sub division of Kohistan district of Hazara division till it was made a separate district in 2017.[5][6]

Overview and history[edit]

Kolai-Pallas Kohistan was carved as District out of the District Lower Kohistan by Upgrading the old Pallas Sub-Division in 2017.[7][1][8] On 31 May 2018, Battera Kolai was carved out of Pallas tehsil making two tehsils in total for Kolai-Pallas.[9][10]

According to 2017 population census, the total population of Kolai-Palas District is 275,461. The current population of the district is 100% rural. The total number of house-hold in the district, according to 2017 census, are 35,717.[5][6][11]

Farhatullah Khan Marwat (PMS) was posted as the first ever Deputy Commissioner (Administrative Head) of the District by the Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Administrative Units[edit]

The district currently has 2 tehsils.[9][10]

The district is decided into 13 Wards(Previusly known as Union Councils), and 52 Village Councils.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Kolai-Palas notified as new district". The News. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ "Deal struck: JUI-F's Maulana Asmatullah tenders resignation | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2017-03-12. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ "KP Cabinet approves amendments in Civil Procedure Code". www.brecorder.com. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. ^ "Kolai-Palas district headquarters: Tribesmen defer protest after admin assurance". The News. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  5. ^ a b "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  6. ^ a b "POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DETAIL FROM BLOCK TO DISTRICT LEVEL" (PDF). www.pbs.gov.pk. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  7. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (26 August 2017). "Kolai-Palas made district, Baffa-Pakhal tehsil". dawn.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Jirga members held for declaring two minor girls vani". The News. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  9. ^ a b Correspondent, The Newspaper's (31 May 2018). "Five tehsils created in Hazara division". dawn.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  10. ^ a b "Provincial cabinet for combined efforts of govt institutions against narcotics". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  11. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2017-03-30). "Second phase of census to cover Upper, Lower Kohistan". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-06-20.