Chhachh

Chhachh or Chach (Hindko and Urdu: چھچھ ‎) is a region located between Peshawar and Islamabad at the northern tip of Attock, consisting of an alluvial plain extending from Attock District of Punjab, Pakistan, southwest of Topi and Swabi.[1]

Chach

چھچھ
Chach is located in Pakistan
Chach
Chach
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°53′00″N 72°22′00″E / 33.88333°N 72.36667°E / 33.88333; 72.36667
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictAttock District
TehsilHazro Tehsil
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)+6

It is bounded on the north and west by the Indus river and is about 19 miles (31 km) long (from east to west) and 9 miles (14 km) broad. Percolation from the Indus makes the area extremely fertile. The population of the area is primarily Hindko speakers.

GeographyEdit

Chhachh is 7 km (4 mi) off the Pindi-Peshawar GT road. Chach is at the edge of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Punjab border. It is 20.4 km from Attock city and 22.9 km from Topi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[2]

Chhachh is a plain which rolls from the Hazara-Gandhara hills south to Kamra, and from east of the River Indus to the broken lands near Lawrencepur.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peach, Ceri; Vertovec, Steven (2016-07-27). Islam in Europe: The Politics of Religion and Community. Springer. ISBN 9781349256976.
  2. ^ Conference, British Dam Society (2002). Reservoirs in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the BDS Held at Trinity College, Dublin, 4-8 September 2002. Thomas Telford. ISBN 9780727731395.

Coordinates: 24°43′59″N 68°30′00″E / 24.733°N 68.500°E / 24.733; 68.500