Upper Kohistan District (Pashto: بر کوہستان ولسوالۍ ‎, Urdu: ضِلع اپر کوہستان‎) is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.[1][2][3][4][5]

Upper Kohistan District
CountryPakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
HeadquartersDasu
Population
 (2017)
 • Total306,337
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

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Overview and historyEdit

In 2014, the government bifurcated Kohistan District into two districts namely Upper Kohistan and Lower Kohistan.[1][6]

According to 2017 population census, the total population of Upper Kohistan District made of Dassu and Kandia is 306337. The population of Dassu is 222,282 while that of Kandia is 84,055. The population of the district is 100% rural. The total number of house-hold in the district, according to 2017 census, are 39,849.[7][8][9]

Administrative UnitsEdit

In 2014, Upper Kohistan District is subdivided into two tehsils while on 31 May 2018, Kundai was upgraded into subdivision and two more tehsils were created. With that change, the district has one subdivision and three tehsils in total as shown below:[10][11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Report, Bureau (2014-01-16). "KP govt creates new Kohistan district". DAWN.COM. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  2. ^ "Lines of division: K-P govt carves Kohistan into two districts | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2014-01-16. Archived from the original on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  3. ^ "Hoti gives assent to Kohistan division". The Nation. 2013-02-12. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  4. ^ "10 years after 2005 earthquake, 100s of schools yet to be reconstructed". Geo News. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  5. ^ "Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt releases Rs7251 million for quake-hit districts - Pakistan - Dunya News". dunyanews.tv. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  6. ^ "K-P chief minister approves bifurcation of district Kohistan | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2014-01-15. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  7. ^ "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  8. ^ "POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DETAIL FROM BLOCK TO DISTRICT LEVEL" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-06-20. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  9. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (2017-03-30). "Second phase of census to cover Upper, Lower Kohistan". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2018-06-20.
  10. ^ Correspondent, The Newspaper's (31 May 2018). "Five tehsils created in Hazara division". dawn.com. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  11. ^ "KP govt notifies three new tehsils, one subdivision in Kohistan". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-06-20.