Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Samahni Valley


Samahni valley is a valley situated on the LOC (line of control) that separates Azad Kashmir from Indian-administered Kashmir. It is 35 km long and about 8 km in width  and covers an area of 1270 km2.
Most of the inhabitants speak Pahari, with some Punjabi influence. Urdu is still spoken and understood among the villagers.

The Samahni valley has twelve towns:
  • Jandichontara
  • Dab
  • Bandala
  • Samahni
  • Chowki
  • Bindi
  • Jandala
  • Poona
  • Chaai
  • Baroh
  • Haripoor
  • Jajooha
Other important locations include:
  • Baghsar Fort - an ancient fort constructed by Mughal rulers
  • Baghsar Lake

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