Showing posts with label Geographical Location. Show all posts
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Thursday 25 January 2018


The different areas of the Subdivision Kotli Sattian vary greatly from each other. The highest point in the Subdivision is at Phofandi Peak, which is over 7,035 ft above sea level. The lowest point is on the River Jhelum near Pattan, which is only 1,587 ft above sea level. 

The Subdivision posses a unique position on account of its strategic location, climate, environment and scenery produce a general characteristics. The shortest and safest route that connects the Federal Capital to the sensitive frontiers of Kashmir is through this subdivision. The high walls of mountains on the northeast side, protects the Federal Capital as a fortress. As the homeland of most of the in-service and retired forces personnel, it stands surety to the well-being of the motherland. The Federal Capital, to some extent, depends on this area for water supply, construction materials, fruits, vegetables, poultry and much of the labour force.  


Sunday 26 November 2017


Kotli Sattian is an extension of the Indo-Himalayan ecological region that falls in the transitional zone of Irano-Saharan ecosystem which extends to the Southwest.This is a very beautiful subdivision of district Rawalpindi (Punjab), Pakistan which is bounded on the east by the river Jhelum, on the southwest by the river soan: an ancient historical river of subcontinent and on the northwest by the Murree subdivision: a scenic hill station of Pakistan. It is also bounded on the south by Kahuta subdivision. Kotli Sattian touches the Kashmir territory on the east by bridging the River Jhelum and on the southwest, it is the next door neighbor of Islamabad, The Federal Capital of Pakistan. The evergreen hills with its gentle and steep slopes, the cool, fresh & health giving fountains, the dancing & singing streams, the winding roads & paths that wind through the lively pine woods and the bracing climate beckon the wanderer to this hilly area. The territorial name is derived from the mountain town of Kotli and the Satti tribe. This subdivision is geographically a part of Murree and Kahuta hills. It was declared a subdivision in 1990 by breaking up 40 villages out of both subdivisions. The subdivision is situated between 33 degrees to 37 degrees and 33 - 35' North Latitude and between 73-26' and 73-27' east longitude. It's length from river Jhelum on the north to Glingali on the south is about 60 km. It's extreme width from river Jhelum on the east to river Soan is the southwest is nearly 40 km. The headquarters of the Subdivision is 45 km from district headquarters and Federal Capital. It stands at 38 km from kahuta town and 36 km from Murree Hill station. The approximate altitude of the subdivision above the sea level is from 1878 feet to 7335 feet. The headquarters of the subdivision is at 4809 feet above sea level. AREA According to the facts collected from administrative records and census (1998) reports, the total area of the subdivision is 83,243 acres out of which 55,590 acres of land is owned by local inhabitants and the remaining 27,653 acres of land is covered by forests and is the property of the government of Punjab and is managed through the Punjab forest department HEADQUARTERS The revenue estate, with the name Kotli Sattian, is the headquarters of the subdivision. The administrative offices, judiciary and major business centers are almost at the center, and is linked to the roads in all directions. The headquarters at present is a rural estate but is rapidly developing into a small town. KOTLI SATTIAN


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