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Mansehra District
District
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Founded by Raja Man singh
Headquarters Mansehra
Government
 • Deputy Commissioner (DC) Engineer Abdul Aamer Khattak(DMG/PAS Officer)
Area
 • Total 4,579 km2 (1,768 sq mi)
 • Density 272/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Makra Peak

Mansehra District (مانسہرہ) is in the Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Mansehra district and town are named after Man Singh, a leading general of Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is considered as an important tourist location due to Kaghan Valley area being located in the district and the Karakoram Highway passing through the district.

Constituencies[edit]

The district is represented in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly by six elected MPAs who represent the following constituencies:[1]

  • PF-53-58 (Mansehra-1-6)

The district is represented in the National Assembly of Pakistan by two elected MNAs who represent the following constituencies:

  • NA-20-21 (Mansehra-1-2)

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative subdivisions of Mansehra District.

Mansehra District consists of three tehsils, which are divided into 59 Union Councils,.[2]

  1. Balakot
  2. Mansehra
  3. Oghi

Mansehra[edit]

Mansehra Tehsil consists of 41 Union Councils: [3]

References[edit]


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508 news items

 
The News International
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:55:25 -0700

MANSEHRA: Advisor to Chief Minister on Prisons Malik Qasim Khan on Tuesday said that Mansehra District Jail could collapse anytime and cause loss of life as the building had developed serious cracks during last year's earthquake. Speaking to reporters ...

DAWN.com

DAWN.com
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 05:56:15 -0700

ISLAMABAD: Hazara University in Mansehra District has been closed for two days ahead of the prime minister's visit to the area on April 28, it has been learnt. A notification to this regard was issued by Registrar Establishment-I, a copy of which is ...

Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 03:57:39 -0700

The Prime Minister announced a number of development projects across Mansehra district including construction of Mansehra Bypass and roads, renovation of hospitals and schools. He also announced two hundred million rupees for purchase of land for ...
 
Radio Pakistan (press release)
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:15:00 -0700

The Prime Minister announced a number of development projects for Mansehra district. He also announced two hundred million rupees for purchase of land for four graveyards in Mansehra and two hundred million rupees for provision of electricity to Kala ...

DAWN.com

DAWN.com
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 19:31:22 -0700

MANSEHRA: Two women officers in the district have been taking the odd of society as challenge for their jobs and want to bring a positive change through effective administration. Mansehra is the only district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where two women ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 12:52:58 -0800

NAB has already arrested former Mansehra district coordination officer (DCO) and incumbent DG, Zulfiqar Ali, former planning and development additional secretary Dr Ambar Ali and sub-divisional engineer Athar Ali on charges of embezzlement in the same ...

DAWN.com

DAWN.com
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:48:53 -0700

After completing his matriculation, Shah met someone associated with jihad in Indian-administered Kashmir. He received guerilla training at a camp in Oghi area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mansehra District. He claims he could not cope with the rigours of ...
 
The News International
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 17:00:00 -0700

Similarly, no mineral processing zone was proposed for Mansehra district. Mansehra in general and tehsil Oghi in particular have one of the largest black granite and marble deposits in Asia.These are explored, extracted and transported for finishing ...
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