Bakot

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Bakot
Bakot is in Abbottabad district, the names of the neighbouring districts to Abbottabad are also shown
Bakot is in Abbottabad district, the names of the neighbouring districts to Abbottabad are also shown
Coordinates: 34°6′30″N 73°29′30″E / 34.10833°N 73.49167°E / 34.10833; 73.49167Coordinates: 34°6′30″N 73°29′30″E / 34.10833°N 73.49167°E / 34.10833; 73.49167[2]
Country Pakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictAbbottabad
TehsilAbbottabad
Government
 • NazimNazir Ahmed Abbasi[3]
 • Naib NazimZulfiqar Hussain
Population
 • Total23,153[1]

Bakot is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Earthquake[change | change source]

Bakot was badly affected by the 2005 Pakistan earthquake, as the place where the earthquake happened was nearby.

Location[change | change source]

Administrative subdivisions of Bakot.

Bakot is in the east of Abbottabad District and is next to the Muzaffarabad and Bagh districts of Kashmir. It is also next the following Union Councils within Abbottabad District: to the north by Nambal, to the south by Berote Kalan and to the west by Phalkot, Namli Maira, Nagri Bala.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The Union Council of Bakote is made up of three areas these are: Bakot, Moolia and Sagnal.[3]

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