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Coordinates: 34°N 73°E / 34°N 73°E / 34; 73
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Palak is in Abbottabad District
Palak is in Abbottabad District
Coordinates: 34°N 73°E / 34°N 73°E / 34; 73
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
 • NazimAbdul Razzaq Abbassi
 • Naib NazimTariq Shahid[2]
 • Total18,997[1]

Palak is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[3]

Location[change | change source]

Palak is in the southeastern edge of Abbottabad District and is next to Punjab province and Kashmir, it is also next to the following Union Councils of Abbottabad District, Seer Gharbi to the west, Nathiagali to the North and Malkot to the north west.

Palak is the gateway into Abbottabad District.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

Administrative subdivisions of Palak.

Palak is the largest Union Council of the Circle Bakote area, in 2000 Malkot which used to be a Union Council was joined into Palak.

Palak UC is subdivided into the following areas: Arwar, Darwaza, Kala Bon, Longal, Malkot, Palak, Riala (Riyala) and Soorjal (Surajaal).[2]

People[change | change source]

The total population of the Palak is almost 5,000, the main tribes of Palak are the Dhund Abbasi, Gujars and Sattis.

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Union Councils Abbottabad". Archived from the original on 2007-06-27. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Palak Union Council[permanent dead link]
  3. "Administrative Units of District Abbottabad". Archived from the original on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2008-08-01.