Dhamtour

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Dhamtour
Union Council
Dhamtore is in Abbottabad District
Coordinates: 34°7′59″N 73°16′0″E / 34.13306°N 73.266667°E / 34.13306; 73.266667Coordinates: 34°7′59″N 73°16′0″E / 34.13306°N 73.266667°E / 34.13306; 73.266667
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Abbottabad
Tehsil Abbottabad
Population
 • Total 26,107

Dhamtour or Dhamtor(Pashto: دھمتوڑ, Urdu: دھمتوڑ) is a small rural suburb of Abbottabad Hazara, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is about 6 kms from Abbottabad city. It is known as the largest village of Abbottabad area. It is also a Union Council in Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1] The local Language is Hindko which is the main language of Hazara division. The area are has some rich cultural traditions. Dhamtour village is the gate way to many natural beauty places like Murree, Nathia Gali, Dungagali and Harnoi.

Location[change | change source]

Dhamtour is at 34°7'60N 73°16'0E at a height of 1110 metres (3645 feet).[2] It is to the west of Abbottabad city, and borders Sheikh-ul-Bandi to the north and Nagri Bala to the south.

History[change | change source]

Dhamtour is an old settlement and there used to be regular cattle and vegetable markets here before British rule.

Tribes[change | change source]

Most of the people in this area are from the Jadoon tribe, other tribes include, Mughals,Kashmiri, Syeds, and Awans.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The Union Council of Dhamtour is divided into the following areas: Banda Bazdar, Bandi Shoalian, Dhamtour, Guldhok, Jaswal, Nagaki, and Ukhreela.[1]


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