Tarbela

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Tarbela
Town and union council
Coordinates: 34°8′0″N 72°49′0″E / 34.13333°N 72.81667°E / 34.13333; 72.81667Coordinates: 34°8′0″N 72°49′0″E / 34.13333°N 72.81667°E / 34.13333; 72.81667
Country  Pakistan
Region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Haripur District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Tarbela (Pashto/Hindko: تربیله; Urdu: تربیلا) is one of the 44 union councils, administrative subdivision, of Haripur District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Khalabat township is divided into four sectors: Sectors 1 and 2 are called Tarbela union; sectors 3 and 4 are called Khalabat union council.

Nearby Tarbela Dam got its name from this Tarbela.

Festival[edit]

On 1st Baisakh (April 11), the Hindu residents in the vicinity and of the Hazara plain bathe in the Indus river.[1] The assembly is religious and lasts two days.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wace, E.G. Report of the land revenue settlement of the Hazara district of the Punjab. Central Jail Press. Retrieved 2007-11-03. On 1st Baisakh, the Hindu inhabitants of the vicinity and of the Hazara plain assemble to bathe in the Indus river. The assembly is of a religious character, and is kept up for two days.