Oghi Tehsil

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Oghi Tehsil is a tehsil or subdivision of the Mansehra District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. It is situated in a mountainous area close to the Kala Dhaka tribal zone. The main or capital town of this tehsil is Oghi.

The large part of the population of Oghi tehsil is made up of indigenous Swatis, Gurjars, Awans and a mixture of other smaller groups. Hindko is spoken as the main language by around 62% of the people, Pashto language by some 30% and Gojri by some 8 %.[1]

Part of this tehsil is made up of the Agror valley which also used to be the estate of the former Khan of Agror, a famous tribal chieftain.

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  1. Pakistan National Census 2000-2001