Samahni Valley

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Coordinates: 33°2′42″N 74°11′50″E / 33.04500°N 74.19722°E / 33.04500; 74.19722 Samahni valley is a valley situated on the LOC (line of control) that separates Azad Kashmir from Indian-administered Kashmir. It is 35 km long and about 8 km in width [1] and covers an area of 1270 km2.[2]

Most of the inhabitants speak Pahari, with some Punjabi influence. Urdu is still spoken and understood among the villagers.[1]

The Samahni valley has twelve towns:[2]

  • Jandichontara
  • Dab
  • Bandala
  • Samahni
  • Chowki
  • Bindi
  • Jandala
  • Poona
  • Chaai
  • Baroh
  • Haripoor
  • Jajooha

Other important locations include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Samahni Valley". Geomapedia. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  2. ^ a b ., Ch. Muhammad Ishtiaq; ., M.A. Khan; ., Wajahat Hanif (2006). "An Ethnomedicinal Inventory of Plants Used for Family Planning and Sex Diseases Treatment in Samahni Valley, (A.K.) Pakistan". Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 9 (14): 2546–2555. ISSN 1028-8880. doi:10.3923/pjbs.2006.2546.2555.