Murree District

Murree District (Urdu, Punjabi: ضِلع مری) is a district in the northernmost part of Punjab province of Pakistan, with it being headquartered in Murree city. It is a relatively new district established on 14 October 2022,[1][2][3] and is a tourist district of Pakistan.[4] It has two tehsils, Kotli Sattian and Murree.[5][6] The district headquarters is Murree city.

Murree District
ضلع مری
GPO Mall Road Murree.jpg
Map of Punjab with Murree District highlighted
Map of Punjab with Murree District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
DivisionRawalpindi Division
Established14 October 2022
 • TypeDistrict Administration
 • Deputy CommissionerN/A
 • District Police OfficerN/A
 • District Health OfficerN/A
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Tehsils2

Administrative divisionEdit

Murree District is governed by the Murree District Council, while several regions sub-divided into one Municipal Corporation, two tehsils:[7]

Sr. Tehsil Headquarters Area
1 Kotli Sattian Kotli Sattian 304 119,312
2 Murree Murree 434 233,471
Total 352,783


  1. ^ Junaidi, Mohammad Asghar | Aamir Yasin | Ikram (10 January 2022). "Murree to be given district status to ensure better administration". DAWN.COM.
  2. ^ Butt, Waseem Ashraf (6 October 2022). "Summary being prepared for creation of four new districts". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
  3. ^ "Punjab CM approves establishment of four new districts in province". Daily Times. 15 October 2022. Retrieved 15 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Murree to be declared 'tourist district'". The Express Tribune. 10 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Murree, Kotli Sattian to form new Kohsar district". ARY NEWS. 10 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Punjab govt plans to change Murree's status to district 'Kohsar'". 10 January 2022.
  7. ^ Sikandari, Waqas [@Sikandariii] (16 October 2022). "Tehsil Murree & Kotli Sattian are now part of the newly created Murree district." (Tweet). Retrieved 21 December 2022 – via Twitter.