was carved out of district Poonch in 1995. The district is bounded
to Rawalakot district in the north, to Kotli in the south and
is bounded to Pakistan in the west. Total area of the district
is 569 square kilometers. Total population of the district according
to 1998-census stands at 214,000, which is projected to be 219,000
in 1999. The district comprises two tehsils i.e. Pallandari
Pullandri and Sudhanuti are situated at 1372m above sea-level.
Located 97Km from Rawalpindi (Pakistan) via Azad Pattan. The
two places have wonderful and picturesque landscape with green
mountains all around.
Tarkhal is a small town situated 129Km from Kohala and at 1982m
above sea-level. Trarkhal is most famous for its radio station
which was used for transmitting news to people in Indian-Occupied-Kashmir.
Aliabad is at 2134m above sea level located almost 112 kilometers
from Rawalakot. The place is surrounded by thick mixed forests
of Deodar, blue pine and fir.
569 square kilometers
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