Torkhow Valley

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Torkhow Valley
Torkhow Valley is located in Pakistan
Torkhow Valley
Torkhow Valley
Coordinates: 35°33′29″N 71°47′33″E / 35.55806°N 71.79250°E / 35.55806; 71.79250Coordinates: 35°33′29″N 71°47′33″E / 35.55806°N 71.79250°E / 35.55806; 71.79250
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Chitral
Elevation 1,359 m (4,459 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Torkhow Valley is a town and Tehsil (a subdivision) of Chitral District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Torkhow is located 108 km from the main city of Chitral, on the border of Wakhan valley of Afghanistan). Shagram is the administrative center of the Valley. A Higher Secondary school and Rural Health Center has been built here.[1] The language of Chitral, Khowar, originated from this area.[2] Most of the villages are situated on the right bank of Torkhow River, only Washich village is on the left bank.[3]

Villages in Torkhow Valley

  • 1. Istaru
  • 2. Werkhup
  • 3. Rayeen
  • 4. Merlp
  • 5. Sherjuli
  • 6. Shagram
  • 7. Khot
  • 8. Washich
  • 9. Ujnu
  • 10. Rech
  • 11. Buzund