Phalkot

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Phalkot
Phalkot is in Abbottabad District
Phalkot is in Abbottabad District
Coordinates: 34°9′40″N 73°22′30″E / 34.16111°N 73.37500°E / 34.16111; 73.37500Coordinates: 34°9′40″N 73°22′30″E / 34.16111°N 73.37500°E / 34.16111; 73.37500
Country Pakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictAbbottabad
TehsilAbbottabad
Government
 • NazimMalik Mushtaq Ahmad[1]

Phalkot is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[2] Most of the people are Awans with some Dhund Abbasis. Most of the people are poor and lead a simple life.

Location[change | change source]

Phalkot Malsa is located at 34° 9' 40N 73° 22' 30E and has a height of 1747 metres (5734 feet).[3]

Subdivisions[change | change source]

The Union Council is subdivided into two areas Phalkot and Malsa,[1] that include other settlements including Kutli Sehana Jandar Bari Buni Gali and Upri Kutli.

Language[change | change source]

The Hindko language is widely spoken throughout the area, Urdu being national language also understand and spoken here. English and Pashto is spoken and understood by some people

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Phalkot Union Council[permanent dead link]
  2. "Administrative Units of District Abbottabad". Archived from the original on 2007-04-03. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  3. Falling Rain Genomics - Location of Phalkot (Malsa)[permanent dead link]