Tanda (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)

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Tanda
Tanto
Town and Union Council
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Mansehra District
Tehsil Mansehra
Government
 • Administrator Tasleem khan
Population
 • Total ~11,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
! language = Pushto

Tanda is a small and charming village in the Mansehra District of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It has many natural features, with forest-covered mountains, cultivated farmland, various trees, and a beautiful view of the scenery throughout the 3 connecting valleys of Siran, Konsh, & Baffa, as well as the Siran River. Lavishly grown Lacewood (Chinar) Trees & the Siran River connecting with a tributary, create the north & western boundaries of the Village, crossable by bridge. It is located at 34°29′N 73°18′E / 34.483°N 73.300°E / 34.483; 73.300Coordinates: 34°29′N 73°18′E / 34.483°N 73.300°E / 34.483; 73.300 at an elevation of 1037 metres (3405 feet).[1] It is also the administrative centre of Tanda Union Council a subdivision of Mansehra Tehsil.[2] . A majority of the people are from the Swati Pakhtoon tribe, and Pashto is spoken throughout the town. It is located across from the town of Shinkiari.


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