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Union council
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Rawalpindi
Tehsil Murree
 • Nazim Haq Nawaz Abbasi (PML-N)
Population (1998)
 • Total 13,060

Phagwari (پھگواڑ ی)is a village and union council of Murree Tehsil in the Rawalpindi District of Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is located at 33°58'60N 73°30'0E[2] in the north-west of the tehsil, it is bounded to the north by Dewal, to the west by Rawat, to the south by Potha Sharif and to the east by Kashmir. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 13,060.[3]

Tribe & Families[edit]

Majority of the Inhabitants of UC phagwari are Abbasi. Also Abbasi caste is divided in Families, the main families here are Tingraal(تنگڑال) and Mithwaal(مٹھوا ل). Also Raja, Mughals مرزا، مغل and Chaudhary tribe also inhabit the area in smaller proportion.


Phagwari is home to predominantly poor inhabitants, the area has not been economically prosperous due to lack of Government funding and infrastructure development, basic essentials such as regular water supply, safe roads, Colleges and higher education establishments have not been developed and this has left the local economy in need. There are some basic services and facilities available which are listed below.

  • Markazi Jamia Masjid Phagwari
  • Government Hospital
  • Government High School Phagwari
  • Police Station Phagwari
  • Union Council Office
  • Forest Office
  • Post Office Phagwari
  • Fruit Market & Grocery Stores, Butcher, Bakery, Tandoor(Clay Oven)
  • Gas Cylinder Re-fill Facility
  • Restaurant & Cafe
  • Cricket Group Brati


Local Transport Suzuki Carry, specially jeeps are very common from Numb and Khawader to Ausia & Taxis (for local travel) Buses & Toyota Vans available for Muzaffarabad & Rawalpindi/Islamabad Ghilani Coach Service for Lahore & Karachi


Coordinates: 33°57′0″N 73°21′7″E / 33.95000°N 73.35194°E / 33.95000; 73.35194

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77 news items

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:03:45 -0700

People of Sehr Bagla, Aliot, Phagwari, Dewal, Julial, Birote and Basian and dozens of other towns are dependent on the road to reach Murree and Rawalpindi. Arshad Abbasi, who commutes daily from Phagwari to Murree, said he often got stuck in traffic ...
Daily Times
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 17:43:59 -0700

He informed that Dhoke Naju, Zia-ul-Haq Colony, both sides of the Ratta bridge, Bhoosa Godown, Mohanpura near Jinnah Road Bridge, Javaid Colony, Tipu Road, Chamanzar Colony, Nadeem Colony, Dhoke Chiragh din, New Phagwari, Mohallah Raja ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Wed, 13 May 2015 15:42:20 -0700

The focus areas for the third phase included down stream Dhoke Najju Bridge, up and down stream Phagwari Bridge and upstream Pirwadhai Bridge. A committee was set up to monitor the project comprising officials from Wasa, tehsil and town municipal ...

Pakistan Today

Pakistan Today
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:26:31 -0700

Police also recovered Rs 31,500 cash stake money with eight mobile phones. New Town police also held eight gamblers identified as Javed, Ghulam Fareed, Numan, Rashid, Yasir, Basharat and others from New Phagwari area and recovered Rs 5500 cash ...


Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:18:24 -0700

... ever been taken on basis of this report, which said that “well-trained terrorists, their leaders and commanders can also slip out of their hideouts in Fata and take shelter in the hilly areas of Abbotabad, Kakul, Nathia Gali, Murree, Aliot and ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:45:00 -0800

The agency cleared 16 points in the garrison city, which included Katarian Bridge on IJP Road, Pirwadhai, Ganjmandi and Phagwari (Dhoke Dalol Bridge) up to Ammar Chowk in Rawalpindi during the last year at a cost of Rs22 million. The government set ...

Daily Times

Daily Times
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:44:34 -0800

... Director, Raja Shaukat Mehmmnood said that rainwater submerged in low-lying areas near Katarian, Javed Colony, Aryan Mohallah, Gawalmandi, Millat Colony, Mohallah Workshpee, Gawala road, Ratta Amral, Dhoke Ratta, Phagwari and Nayya Mohllah.
The Nation
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:06:48 -0700

He added that currently WASA has started the work on up and downstream of Dhoke Naju, Phagwari Bridge Khyaban-e-Sir Syed and Pir Wadhai Bridge. The main focus was to restore the channel width and depth of Nullah Lai as per original specifications.

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