Dhamtour


Dhamtour
Dhamtour
—  Union council  —
Dhamtore is located in Abbottabad District
Coordinates: 34°08′0″N 73°16′0″E / 34.133333°N 73.266667°E / 34.133333; 73.266667Coordinates: 34°08′0″N 73°16′0″E / 34.133333°N 73.266667°E / 34.133333; 73.266667
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Abbottabad
Tehsil Abbottabad
Government
 – Nazim Aurangzeb Khan
 – Naib Nazim Sajid Mehmood
Population
 – Total 18,493

Dhamtour is a village and union council located in Abbottabad District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1]

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Location

Dhamtour has an average elevation of 1110 metres (3645).[2] It is situated to the west of Abbottabad city, and borders Sheikh-ul-Bandi to the north and Nagri Bala to the south.

Festival

In Dhamtaur, there is a ziarat of Jamal Ghazi, which is frequented by both Muslims and Hindus during both Eid celebrations and on the 1st day of Baisakh. Other festivals include the urs mubarak of Hazrat Saeen Mulapat baba sarkar who was a famous saint of that area which is celebrated for one week each year in February.[3] The Hindus of the vicinity assemble to feast and enjoy themselves.[3] The Muslims, along with engaging in these activities, present offerings at the shrine. The assemblies last three days each and around 800 people attend them.[3]

Subdivisions

The Union Council of Dhamtour is divided into the following areas: Banda Bazdar, Bandi Shoalian, Dhamtour, Guldhok, Jaswal, Nagaki, and Ukhreela.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Dhamtour Union Council - District government Abbottabad
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics - Location of Dhamtore
  3. ^ a b c Report of the land revenue settlement of the Hazara district of the Punjab By E. G. Wace. Central Jail Press. http://books.google.com/books?id=bMPTuskHAqUC&pg=PA76&dq=hazara+hindi&cd=5#v=onepage&q=hazara%20hindi&f=false. Retrieved 2007-11-03. "This is a noted grove of some size and beauty. The Hindus of the vicinity assemble to feast and enjoy themselves. The Mahomedans, besides these purposes, present offerings at the shrine. The assemblies generally last three days each, and some 800 persons gather at them." 



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