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Beeran Gali
Union Council
Berin Gali is located in Abbottabad District.
Berin Gali is located in Abbottabad District.
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Abbottabad
Tehsil Abbottabad
Government
 • Nazim Sardar Hukam Dad Khan[1]
 • Naib Nazim Sardar Muhammad Iqbal Khan
Population
 • Total 12,329

Beeran Gali (also known as Berin Gali or Baran Gali) is a Union Council of Abbottabad District, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[2] located approximately 20 km from Abbottabad city.

History[edit]

This area was historically known as Baad Burhan, and is mentioned by Al Biruni in his famous book Ta'rikh al-Hind, The Chronicles of India, from 1030.[citation needed] Al Biruni describes Baad Burhan as a beautiful area.

Topography[edit]

The area is situated between two mountains, Thandiani and Miranjani. It is located at 34°11'40N 73°21'50E and has an average elevation of 2176 metres (7142 feet) above sea-level.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

The Union Council is subdivided into the following areas: Andarseri, Beerangali and Jhafar.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Its population numbers about 12,300.[5] Ethnically, the two main tribes are the Karlal or 'Kiraal' and the Quraishi. In popular local lore, the inhabitants of this area are particularly courageous. According to the author of Hazra Gazetteers, the people of this area had not accepted the British rule, and were found to be most resistant till 1947. There are two high schools, one each for boys and girls as well as numerous middle and primary schools.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°11′40″N 73°21′50″E / 34.19444°N 73.36389°E / 34.19444; 73.36389



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