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Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Dera Ismail Khan
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of towns 1
Number of Union Councils 15

Kulachi Tehsil is an administrative subdivision (tehsil) in Dera Ismail Khan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[1]


The tehsil is administratively subdivided into 15 Union Councils, once of which form the headquarters - Kulachi.[1]


During British rule Kulachi was a tehsil of the old Dera Ismail Khan District. It was described as follows in the Imperial Gazetteer of India:[2]

Kulāchi Tahsīl.-Western tahsīl of Dera Ismail Khān District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, consisting of the country immediately below the Sulaiman mountains, between 30’ 15” and 32’ 17” N. and 70’ 11” and 70’ 42” E., with an area of 1,509 square miles (3,910 km2). In appearance the tract bears a generic resemblance to the Dera Ismail Khan tahsil, except for the stony plain and the line of barren and unsightly hills which form its western border. The plain is much cleft by deep channels which carry off the rain-water from the hills, and these are utilized for irrigation with great skill. The population in 1901 was 55,053, compared with 52,270 in 1891. The headquarters are at Kulachi (population, 9,125), and the tahsil also contains 81 villages. The land revenue and cesses in 1903-4 amounted to Rs. 96,000. The main language of the tehsil is pashto.


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30 news items

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:41:22 -0800

... explosions were heard at a Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi on Wednesday evening. The town, named after the Kulachi Baloch tribe, is the headquarters of Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:47:40 -0800

Nine suspected militants were killed during an intelligence operation conduced in D I Khan's Kulachi tehsil. Security forces conducted the operation after receiving intelligence reports regarding the presence of militants in the area. A curfew has been ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:31:11 -0800

Traffic on DI Khan-Tank Road remained blocked for over an hour on Monday as hundreds of Gandapur tribesmen protested at Hathela Chowk demanding water for Kulachi tehsil from Gomal Zam Dam in South Waziristan. Led by elders Ismail Khan Gandapur ...

The Express Tribune

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:18:28 -0700

The former candidate was travelling from the district's Kulachi tehsil towards the town of Dera Ismail Khan when the roadside bomb exploded, killing Jamshed and his two companions. According to an AFP report, the other two killed with Jamshed were his ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:56:15 -0700

DI KHAN: A Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander was killed by the police, while his accomplice was injured in Kulachi tehsil of DI Khan, an official told The Express Tribune. According to the police official, a check post was established after an ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:19:19 -0700

PHOTO: AFP. DI KHAN: The DI Khan police raided and destroyed hideouts allegedly used by a local commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Qari Akram and his accomplices in Gura Jana, Kulachi tehsil on Sunday. In addition to an unsuccessful chase ...


Sat, 09 Aug 2014 22:58:45 -0700

The explosion occurred near the vehicle in which Jamshed was travelling on Muddhi road in Dera Ismail Khan's Kulachi area. The former candidate was travelling from the district's Kulachi tehsil towards the town of Dera Ismail Khan when the roadside ...
The News International
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Imtiaz Shahid Qureshi, elected on the PTI ticket from Lachi tehsil in Kohat district, was made the law minister after the assassination of provincial law minister Israrullah Gandapur in a suicide attack at in his hujra on Eidul Fitr last year in ...

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