Shalman Valley

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Shalman Valley
شلمان
Bagh Kaley
District
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Headquarters Landikotal City
Area
 • Total 2,230 km2 (860 sq mi)
Population (2014 (est))
 • Total 33,000
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
ISO 3166 code 0924
Constituency 1 seat [NA-45]

Shalman valley (Urdu: شلمان وادی) is located in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The tehsil headquarters are located at Landikotal City.[1] It was previously a subdivision of Shalman Tehsil, but was upgraded to the status of a tehsil on July 10, 2006[2] by the MNA Noor ul Haq Alqadri. The total area of the Tehsil is 2,230 square kilometres.[2] Shalman comprises two sub division, Kam Shalman and Loe Shalman.[1] There are two (2) parts of Shalman " Kam Shalman " and " Loe Shalman ". Shalman has the lowest Human Development Index in the province and second lowest in the country.[3][4]

Shalman valley is located in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The tehsil headquarters are located at Landikotal City.[1] It was previously a subdivision of Landikotal District. The total area of the Shalman is 2,230 square kilometres.[2] Shalman valley comprises two sub division, Kam Shalman and Loe Shalman.[1]

Shalman Valley[5] also spelled as Shilman or Shelman, is situated in Khyber Agency near Peshawar city, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is 25 km in the north of Landi Kotal. Shalman[6] Valley is further divided into two parts, Kam Shalman and Loe Shalman. Kabul River enters from Afghanistan and passes through Shalman valley.

Shalmani also spelled as Shilmani, Shelmani,Sulemani is the tribe living in this valley as well as in other parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b 1998 Tehsil Census Report of Shalman, Population Census Organisation, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, 2003 P. 8
  2. ^ a b 2006 Tehsil Census Report of Shalman, Population Census Organisation, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, 2003 P. 1
  3. ^ Deprivation profile of regions By MNA Allama Noor ul Haq Alqadri DAWN September 23, 2002 Monday. Retrieved 21 June 2004
  4. ^ Ranking of Tehsil by Human Development Index 2003 Retrieved on 10 July 2005
  5. ^ Khyber Agency FATA, Topography "www.khyber.gov.pk". 
  6. ^ Shilmani of Shalman Valley in Khyber Agency "Khyber.Org".