Lower Kohistan District

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Lower Kohistan District
CountryPakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
HeadquartersPattan
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total202,913
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Lower Kohistan District (Pashto: لر / کوز کوہستان ولسوالۍ ‎, Urdu: ضِلع لوئر کوہستان‎) is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.[2][3][4][5] The district headquarters of Lower Kohistan is Pattan.[6]

Overview and history[edit]

In 2014, the provincial government bifurcated the Kohistan District into Upper Kohistan and Lower Kohistan district. At that time, Lower Kohistan comprised two tehsils, Palas and Pattan.[7] In 2017, the tehsil of Palas was made a separate district and named as Kolai-Palas[8] while on 31 May 2018, Ranovali Pinkhad previously part of Pattan tehsil was made separate tehsil.[9]

According to 2017 population census, the total population of Lower Kohistan District is 202,913. The population of the district is 100% rural. The total number of house-hold in the district, according to 2017 census, are 26,355.[10][11][12]

Administrative Units[edit]

Lower Kohistan comprises two tehsils.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk.
  2. ^ "KP govt notifies three new tehsils, one subdivision in Kohistan". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ "PPP awards tickets in Sindh, KP". The Nation. 2018-06-12. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. ^ "Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt releases Rs7251 million for quake-hit districts - Pakistan - Dunya News". dunyanews.tv. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  5. ^ "KP govt notifies three new tehsils, one subdivision in Kohistan". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  6. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2018-01-30). "Palas as headquarters of new district opposed". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  7. ^ "Lines of division: K-P govt carves Kohistan into two districts | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2014-01-16. Archived from the original on 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  8. ^ Iqbal, Javed (24 November 2017). "4 new tehsils in Punjab on the cards". The Nation. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  9. ^ a b Correspondent, The Newspaper's (31 May 2018). "Five tehsils created in Hazara division". dawn.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  10. ^ "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  11. ^ "POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DETAIL FROM BLOCK TO DISTRICT LEVEL" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-21. Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  12. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2017-03-30). "Second phase of census to cover Upper, Lower Kohistan". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-06-21.