- Seer Gharbi
name = Seer Gharbi
caption = The location of Seer Gharbi union council (highlighted in blue) within Abbottabad district, the names of the neighbouring districts to Abbottabad are also shown
North-West Frontier Province
district = Abbottabad
tehsil = Havelian
nazim = Ghulam Mustafa [http://www.abbottabad.gov.pk Official website of District Government Abbottabad.] ]
naib nazim = Zafarullah Abbasi ]
population = 9415 ]
coordinates = 33°57'0.00"N 73°21'7.00"E
Seer Gharbi is one of the 51 Union Councils of
Abbottabad Districtin the North-West Frontier Provinceof Pakistan[ [http://www.abbottabad.sdnpk.org/adminunit.htm Administrative Units of District Abbottabad] ] . It is located in the southeastern part of the province, bordering the Rawalpindi Districtof Punjab province (the Murree Hills area).
Seer Gharbi also shares a border with the following Union Councils "within" Abbottabad District - to the north by
Tajwal, to the east Naraand Nagri Totial, to the South by Seer Sharqi Bhattianand to the west by Palak.
The terrain of the whole area is hilly and mountainous, to the South lie the plains of the Punjab, travellers from the South find the land rising, the Murree region signals the start of the himalayan mountain range. The higher altitude makes the climate of this area cooler than the land to the south, and there is usually heavy snowfall in the winter blocking roads and making travel difficult.
A notable tourist area of Seer Gharbi is the hill resort of
There are no cities in Seer Gharbi, it is mainly a mountainous rural area, the town of Seer is the largest settlement, the nearest cities to people living in Seer Gharbi are,
Murreeto the South, Abbottabad(the district capital to the North West), Haripur (to the east) as well as Muzaffarabadto the North east.
Toota Khan the brother of Pami Khan was the first person of the
Abbasifamily, who arrived in Nagri Totial. When he came to Nagri, a conflict between Kirial Sardars and Toota Khan erupted. Toota Khan was brave person, he fought very well but he was alone. He went back to see his father Doomat Khan(whose Tomb is in Dinah Sharif, Ghora Gali05 KM before Murree City). He asked his father to send someone with him so that he can live there safely with power. Hassan Khan the son of Pami Khan who was young, brave,strong man, (and the nephew of Toota Khan) accompanied him to live in village Nagri. Toota Khan along with the help of his nephew and kinfolk established a stronghold on the said area. And they defeated the Kirial Sardars who were forced to flee.
On 8 October 2005 Seer Gharbi, like much of Abbottabad district, was affected by the
2005 Kashmir earthquake. However human casualties were low, the damage was largely to infrastructure - including damage to water supplies [ [http://www.erra.gov.pk/Reports/Watsan-Strategy/Abbottabad8SEP.pdf Erra.gov.pk] ]
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