Murree Tehsil

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Murree Tehsil
Tehsil
Location of Murree Tehsil
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Rawalpindi District
Capital Murree
Towns 1
Union councils 15
Population (1998)
 • Total 176,426[1]
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Murree Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل مری‎) is one of the seven Tehsils (i.e. sub-divisions) of Rawalpindi District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Murree Tehsil is located in the northernmost part of Punjab province where it borders the North West Frontier Province. The hill resort city of Murree is the capital city of this area.

Administration[edit]

Map showing Administrative subdivisions of Murree Tehsil.

Murree Tehsil is divided into 15 Union Councils. These are:[2]

UC Name of Union
Uc-49 Murree Urban
Uc-51 Dewal
Uc-52 Phagwari
Uc-53 Potha Sharif
Uc-54 Ghel
Uc-55 Rawat
Uc-56 Sehr Bagla
Uc-57 Darya Gali
Uc-58 Gora Gali
Uc-59 Numble
Uc-60 Mussiari
Uc-61 Angoori
Uc-62 Tret
Uc-63 Charhan
Uc-64 Ban

BHUMROTE SAYDAN

Note: The UC prefix is used for administration purposes as Rawalpindi District has a total of 90 Union Councils.

2005 earthquake[edit]

During the earthquake of 2005, 40% of houses in Murree tehsil were damaged or destroyed[3]

Tribes[edit]

According to population census of 1998 Murree has a population of 176,426 persons, of which 90,780 are male while 85,646 are female.[citation needed]

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