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Shamozai is a union council, sub tehsil in Tehsil Barikot (District Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) and a group of villages known as Aalaqa (Area) Shamozai. Shamozai located on the right bank of Swat River bordering District Dir Lower, Malakand Agency and Tehsil Kabal of District Swat.
Zarakhela is the largest village by population and area as well as commercial center of the area. Other Villages of Shamozai are:
- Bacha abad
- Malak abad
- Gato Tangaiy
- Qabar Shah
- Sabon khpa
- Nimogram(Buddhist monastery is situated here)
- Mirata and Gamkot.
Tribes living in shamozai includes, Yousafzai Pashtuns with numerous sub tribes like Bazezkhel, Pachakhel, Maryamkhel, Bibikhel, Tajakhel, Meerahmadkhel, Akakhel, Baramkhel,Khankhel, Barkhankhel, Azizkhel, Behramkhel, Oryakhel, SultanKhel, Zariefkhel, Muhammadzai,Pashtoon yousafzai Mulakhel (Molan) , other Mulan (basically quraish ), Sheikhan, Pashtun syeds tribes like Peer Baba saidan (Migrated from Peer Baba ), Kakakhel Saidan (Migrated from Ziarat Kakasahib) and Miangan. All these Pashtoon subtribes are very respectable and keeps a historical position in the history of Swat.
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