Battagram

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Battagram (Urdu: بٹگرام‎, Pashto: بټګرام‎) is the capital city of Battagram District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°41'N 73°1'E and has an altitude of 1038 metres (3408 feet).[1]

Battagram
Battagram is located in Pakistan
Battagram
Battagram
Coordinates: 34°41′N 73°1′E / 34.683°N 73.017°E / 34.683; 73.017Coordinates: 34°41′N 73°1′E / 34.683°N 73.017°E / 34.683; 73.017
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictBattagram
Elevation
1,038 m (3,406 ft)
Picture has been shot in Battagram, kuzabanda.

ClimateEdit

With a mild and generally warm and temperate climate, Battagram features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) under the Köppen climate classification. The average temperature in Battagram is 18.5 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 1218 mm. Even in the driest months, there is a lot of precipitation. November is the driest month with 28 mm of precipitation, while July, the wettest month, has an average precipitation of 229 mm.

June is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 27.9 °C. The coldest month, January, has an average temperature of 7.6 °C.

Climate data for Battagram
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 12.8
(55.0)
14.8
(58.6)
19.6
(67.3)
24.6
(76.3)
30.0
(86.0)
35.1
(95.2)
33.3
(91.9)
31.5
(88.7)
30.6
(87.1)
27.0
(80.6)
21.6
(70.9)
15.2
(59.4)
24.7
(76.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
9.4
(48.9)
13.8
(56.8)
18.5
(65.3)
23.1
(73.6)
27.9
(82.2)
27.2
(81.0)
26.0
(78.8)
24.4
(75.9)
19.8
(67.6)
14.7
(58.5)
9.5
(49.1)
18.5
(65.3)
Average low °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
4.1
(39.4)
8.0
(46.4)
12.4
(54.3)
16.3
(61.3)
20.8
(69.4)
21.2
(70.2)
20.5
(68.9)
17.8
(64.0)
12.7
(54.9)
7.8
(46.0)
3.8
(38.8)
12.3
(54.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

EducationEdit

Schools of Batagram Location Colleges of Battagram Location
Al-Ezzah Academy Battagram Karakoram highway, near Tamai road BattagramBold text Zahid Public High School & College Banya Road, Kuzabanda Mira
Young Muslim Public High School and College Near Karakoram Highway Battagram Young Muslim Public School & College Battagram Located in the heart of Battagram
The Rising Star Public College N/A
Al Syed Garden Public High School and College Battagram Near Vagon Adda Battagram Sir Syed Institute of Learning and Motivation Battagram Near Sub-Jail Battagram

The schools are being built with the help of several NGOs and foreign funds to improve the literacy rate of the people.[3]

2005 earthquakeEdit

Battagram was among the areas affected by the earthquake of 8 October 2005, when more than 4,500 people were killed and approximately 35,000 were injured.[4]

AdministrationEdit

Battagram District is divided into two tehsils, the proper Battagram and Allai (which are Banna, Bateela, Batkul, Biari, Jambera, Pashto, Rashang and Sakargah). Proper Battagram main city is a tehsil and district headquarters and is also one of 20 Union Councils of the District of Battagram.[5]

The Battagram Tehsil is subdivided into 12 Union Councils:[5]

Union Councils Union Councils
AJMERA Banian
Battagram Batamori
Gijbori Kuza Banda
Paimal Sharif Peshora
Rajdahri Shumlai
Thakot Trand

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Location of Battagram – Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ "Climate: Batgram". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  3. ^ Holland builds schools in Battagram, Dawn
  4. ^ "Educational Institutes in Battagram". Hazara. Retrieved 19 March 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Battagram". National Reconstruction Bureau of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 9 February 2012.