Hazara District

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Hazara District
Hazara district.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Present Day Details
Place Name: Abbottabad District, Batagram District, Haripur District, Kohistan District, Manshera District
State/Province: North West Frontier Province (NWFP)
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Hazara was a historic region, first in Punjab and later when it was transferred to the North West Frontier Province, on the latter's creation in 1901. It then became one of its five districts.

This region consists of the present day districts of Abbottabad, Batagram, Haripur, Kohistan and Manshera. It also includes the tribal area of Black Mountain (Kala Dhaka) (within Manshera district) and the Galis (within Abbottabad district).

Cities,Towns and Hill Stations


Battle of Hazra Jun 1888
Battle of Hazra Oct 1888
Battle of Hazra 1891
Black Mountain Expedition 1888
Black Mountain Expedition 1891

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Hazara
Variants: Hazra

External Links

Historical Books online

Gazetteer Of The Hazara District 1907. A volume in the series N W F Province Gazetteers. Archive.org, Public Library of India collection. 2nd file with at least one extra photograph (poor quality). Archive.org.