Phagwari

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Phagwari
Union council
Phagwari.JPG
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Rawalpindi
Tehsil Murree
Government
 • Chairman Khaleel Abbasi (PML-N)
 • V-Chairman Nambardar Ittefaq Abbasi (PML-N)
Population (1998)
 • Total 13,060

Phagwari (پھگواڑ ی)is a village and union council of Murree Tehsil in the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is located at 33°58'60N 73°30'0E[2] in the north-west of the tehsil, it is bounded to the north by Dewal, to the west by Rawat, to the south by Potha Sharif and to the east by Kashmir. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 13,060.[3]

Tribe & Families[edit]

Majority of the Inhabitants of UC phagwari are Abbasi Qureshi Raja and Chaudhary tribe also inhabit the area in smaller proportion.

Facilities[edit]

Phagwari is home to predominantly poor inhabitants, the area has not been economically prosperous due to lack of Government funding and infrastructure development, basic essentials such as regular water supply, safe roads, Colleges and higher education establishments have not been developed and this has left the local economy in need. There are some basic services and facilities available which are listed below.

  • Markazi Jamia Masjid Phagwari
  • Government Hospital
  • Government High School Phagwari
  • Police Station Phagwari
  • Union Council Office
  • Forest Office
  • Post Office Phagwari
  • Fruit Market & Grocery Stores, Butcher, Bakery, Tandoor(Clay Oven)
  • Gas Cylinder Re-fill Facility
  • Restaurant & Cafe
  • Cricket Group Berati
  • Abbasi Anglo Arabic High School Dehla Phagwari.[4]
  • Partia Company
  • Talent Hunt Public School & College Dehla Phagwari Murree

Transport[edit]

Local Transport Suzuki Carry, specially jeeps are very common from Numb and Khawader to Ausia & Taxis (for local travel) Buses & Toyota Vans available for Muzaffarabad & Rawalpindi/Islamabad Ghilani Coach Service for Lahore & Karachi

References[edit]

Coordinates: 33°57′0″N 73°21′7″E / 33.95000°N 73.35194°E / 33.95000; 73.35194