Saleem Khan

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This article is about the town. For the actor and screenwriter, see Salim Khan.
Salim Khan
Union Council
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Swabi
Government
 • Nazim Malik Gulzar Khan
Area
 • Total 19.43 km2 (7.50 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 28,000
 • Estimate (2016) 35,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Saleem Khan or Salim Khan is a town and Union Council of Swabi District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.[1] It is located at 34°10'0N 72°28'0E with an altitude of 348 metres (1145 feet).[2] The village is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) to the south of Buner District.

Economy[edit]

About 35,000 people live in the village.[when?] The population of Saleem Khan is increasing rapidly.[citation needed]

Village inhabitants mostly depend on agriculture, which is the major source of livelihood. Crops grown include wheat, maize, sugar cane, peas, and especially tobacco. About 40% of the population work overseas, especially in the United Arab Emirates, and the town is dependent on remittances from these workers.[citation needed]

Neighbourhoods of the village[edit]

Neighbourhoods of the village, known as Mohallas, include Bizad Khel, Sedo Khel, Merahmad Khel, Kagglech, Palodand, Qarra, Khadi Mera, Chapai, Bakar, and Petai. It has two electoral wards: main village (Saleem Khan Khas) and Palodand.

Nearby villages[edit]

Saleem Khan is surrounded by other villages, including Maneri (south), Gohati (west), Gulo Derai (east), Maneri Payan (southeast), Totalai (north) and Naro (southwest).

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Coordinates: 34°10′0″N 72°28′0″E / 34.16667°N 72.46667°E / 34.16667; 72.46667