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rice fome/ Battagram Tehsil is an administrative subdivision (tehsil) of Battagram District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
The valley was ruled by Khans (tribal rulers) until 1949, when it signed the Instrument of Accession with Pakistan. In 1971 Tehsil Battagram was merged into Pakistan as an administrative part of the Battagram sub-division. In 1993 Battagram was upgraded to the status of a district and Battagram become one of the sub-divisions of Battagram district.
Tehsil Battagram is bounded by Allai, Shngla and Kohistan on the north and east, by the Kaghan valley, and by Mansehra on the west. Tehsil Battagram is divided from Allai on the north by a range of mountains rising to over 15,000 feet, and from Mansehra by another range running from the Afghanistan border to the Indus above Thakot. The total area of Tehsil battagram is about 300 square miles(780 kmē). Wheat, barley, corn and rice are grown, and the mountain slopes at the eastern end covered with forest. Cis-Indus Swati's are the dominant tribes of the Tehsil Battagram. Khan culture is dominant in the Battagram Valley.

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  • Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 59 W: 0 N: 171] (1053)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-07-23
  • Categories: Food
  • Exposure: f/4, 1/60 seconds
  • Details: Tripod: Yes
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-07-30 10:08
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