Hazara District

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Hazara District was an old district of Peshawar Division in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan until 1976. It was the most northerly part of the division and covered an area of about 3,000 sq mi (7,770 km2).[1] It was a long narrow shape, about 40 mi (64 km) wide and about 120 mi (193 km) long.[1] It separated Kashmir from the independent areas. The main cities were Abbottabad, Haripur, Mansehra, Nawashahr and Baffa.[1] It is now renamed as the Hazara Division.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Hazara District". Imperial Gazetteer of India, Vol. 13. Digital South Asia Library. 1909. p. 74. Retrieved December 15, 2012.