Road from Hazro to Ghazi (through the village of Shinka) in District Attock, Pakistan - January 2011

Road from Hazro to Ghazi (through the village of Shinka) in District Attock, Pakistan – January 2011

This interestingly written article on the topic of District Attock. This road was built by the British in the 1930’s ad it has lasted! It is quite a scenic road which takes you to the Himalayan foothills. Facts about District Attock en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinka Shinka is a small village near Jalalia village in Hazro Tehsil, Attock District, Punjab province of Pakistan. Its neighbouring …

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District Kohistan, Pakistan - July 2009

District Kohistan, Pakistan – July 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kohistan_District_(Pakistan) District Kohistan (کوہستان in Persian, meaning “Country of the Hills”) has two distinct meanings in Pakistan. In Persian “istaan” means “land of”. In its usual modern sense Kohistan District is an administrative district within Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province covering an area of 7,492 sq.kilometres; it had a population of 472,570 at the 1998 Census. In a broader historic …

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