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Harnai (Pashto: ہرنائی‎) is the capital of Harnai District in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It was previously in Sibi District. It is located in the north east of Balochistan province. The town is surrounded by the cities Ziarat, Loralai and the state capital, Quetta. The population is predominantly Pashtun followed by Baloch. Wanetsi, a unique and archaic dialect of Pashto, is spoken in the town.[1]

Harnai

ہرنائی
District Capital
Harnai is located in Balochistan, Pakistan
Harnai
Harnai
Harnai is located in Pakistan
Harnai
Harnai
Coordinates: 30°6′0″N 67°56′16″E / 30.10000°N 67.93778°E / 30.10000; 67.93778Coordinates: 30°6′0″N 67°56′16″E / 30.10000°N 67.93778°E / 30.10000; 67.93778
CountryPakistan
ProvinceBalochistan
DistrictHarnai District
Elevation
900 m (3,000 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

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GeographyEdit

Harnai is surrounded by mountainous ranges. The encircling hills have the resounding names of Khalifat and Zarghoon.

ClimateEdit

The minimum and maximum winter temperature of the area is -2˚C to 20˚C. The summer is extreme in the area and the minimum and maximum temperature falls between 20˚C to 48˚C. Harnai has a fertile rainy season during monsoon time. In general Harnai has a pleasant weather in winter season.

Geography and climateEdit

Harnai is surrounded by mountainous ranges. The minimum and maximum winter temperature of the area is -2˚C to 20˚C. The summer is extreme in the area and the minimum and maximum temperature falls between 20˚C to 48˚C. Harnai has a fertile rainy season during monsoon time. In general Harnai has a pleasant weather in winter season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hallberg, Daniel G. 1992. Pashto, Waneci, Ormuri. Sociolinguistic Survey of Northern Pakistan, 4.