Why Rawalakot is called Rawalakot?

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Why Rawalakot is called Rawalakot?

Rawlakot, the district headquarter is situated in the heart of district Pounch.It is a saucer-shaped valley which is also known as “Pearl Valley” due to its natural beauty. Rawlakot is at a distance of 76 kilometers from Kohalla, which is a place near capital of Azad Kashmir Muzaffrabad.

Which district is Rawalakot?

Poonch district
Rawalakot (Urdu: راولا کوٹ ) is the capital of Poonch district in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located in the Pir Panjal Range.

What is the name of the largest city of Azad Kashmir?

Azad Kashmir

Azad Jammu and Kashmir آزاد جموں و کشمیر
Largest city Muzaffarabad
• Type Self-governing state under Pakistani administration
• Body Government of Azad Kashmir

Is Azad Kashmiris Pakistani?

Kashmiris in Azad Kashmir are the ethnic Kashmiri people who reside in Azad Kashmir, a territory which constitutes part of Pakistani-administered Kashmir since the end of the First Kashmir War.

What is the height of Toli Peer Azad Kashmir?

about 8800 ft above
Toli Pir (also spelled Tolipeer, Tauli Pir, Tooli Pir, Tolipir, or Toli Peer) is a hilltop area situated in Tehsil Rawalakot in the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. Its approximate height is about 8800 ft above sea level. It is about 30 km, or a 45-minute drive, from Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir.

What is the height of Muzaffarabad from sea level?

2,418′Muzaffarabad / Elevation

Who built Poonch fort?

Raja Rustam Khan
Poonch Fort in Jammu The foundation of this fort was laid in AD 1713 by Raja Abdul Razaq Khan, but the construction of the same was completed by his son Raja Rustam Khan, between AD 1760 and 1787. The fort features a series of buildings that are arranged around four irregular courtyards.

Is Poonch called mini Kashmir?

District Poonch which is popularly known as mini Kashmir is the smallest in area and the remotest district of Jammu and Kashmir state. It is bounded by the Actual Line of Control (ALC) from three sides. The ALC is about 103 Kms.

What is the old name of Muzaffarabad?

The original name of Muzaffarabad was Udabhanda. Hieun tsang, the celebrated Buddhist pilgrim who is said to have visited the valley in 631 A.D mentions Pan-nu-tso, i.e., modern day Punch, Ho-lo-she-pu-to i.e. modern day Rajauri.

Who is the founder of Azad Kashmir?

Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan (22 April 1915 – 31 July 2003) was the key instigator of the 1947 Poonch Rebellion in the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir and the later establishment of Azad Kashmir under Pakistani administrative control.

Is Azad Kashmir rich?

As of 2021, GDP of Azad Jammu and Kashmir was estimated to be 6.5 billion dollars, giving per capita income of 1,512 dollar USD, whereas in Sept 2013, Azad Kashmir’s GDP was estimated at $3.2 Billion.

Which of the following artificial lake is present in Rawalakot AJK?

banjosa Lake
banjosa Lake (Urdu: بنجوسہ جھیل ) is an artificial lake and a tourist resort 18 kilometers (11 mi) from the city of Rawalakot in Poonch District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is located at an altitude of 1,981 meters (6,499 ft).

Which city is Tolipur located in?

Tolipir (Urdu: تولی پیر) is a hilltop area situated in Tehsil Rawalakot in the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. Its approximate elevation is about 8800 ft above sea level. It is about 30 km, or a 120-minute drive, from Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir.

How many rivers are there in Azad Muzaffarabad?

How many rivers are there in Muzaffarabad? Basically, there is one river that goes across and flows in Muzaffarabad named the Jhelum river, and river Neelum consequences into it which is coming from The Neelum Valley. Moreover, the Kunhar river joins the Jhelum river 10 km from Muzaffarabad in Rarah area.

Which language is spoken in Muzaffarabad?

Kashmiri is spoken in the city of Muzaffarabad. It is distinct from, although still intelligible with, the Kashmiri of the Neelam Valley to the north. Other languages spoken include Urdu, Shina and Balti.

Who is the CEO of Poonch?

District Officers

Name Designation Landline No
Mr. Harvinder Singh Ex. Engineer R&B (PWD) +91-1965-220168
Mr. Tanveer Ahmed CEO Poonch Development Authority +91-1965-222379
Mr. Rajesh Sethi Ex. Engineer PHE +91-1965-220282
Mr. Maqbool Hussain Ex. Engineer PDD +91-1965-220117

What is the old name of Poonch?

Ancient History The Rajatarangini mentions Poonch under the name Paranotsa. Xuanzang in the 7th century transliterated it as Pun-nu-tso.

What is the old name of Rajouri?

Rajouri, then known as Rajapuri – ‘the land of Kings’ – finds its mention in the travelogue of Chinese traveler Hiuen Tsang who visited the town in 632 A.D. and described it as a part of Kashmiri dominion.

Who is founder of Azad Kashmir?

President of Azad Kashmir

President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Term length 5 years
Formation 24 October 1947
First holder Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan
Website Official Website

Who designed Azad Kashmir flag?

Abdul Haq Mirza
Flag of Azad Kashmir

Use Civil and state flag
Proportion 23:31
Adopted 24 September 1975
Design Green background with four white stripes; a gold canton on the hoist and a star and crescent on the fly
Designed by Abdul Haq Mirza
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