Murree Tehsil

Murree Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل مری) is one of the two Tehsils (i.e. sub-divisions) of Murree District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Murree Tehsil
Location of Murree Tehsil
CountryPakistan
RegionPunjab
DistrictMurree District
CapitalMurree
Towns1
Union councils15
Population
 (2017)
 • Total233,471
Time zoneUTC+5 (PKT)

Murree Tehsil is located in the northernmost part of Punjab province where it borders Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The hill resort city of Murree is the capital city of this area.

AdministrationEdit

 
Map showing Administrative subdivisions of Murree Tehsil.

Murree Tehsil is divided into 15 Union Councils. These are:[1]

UC Name of Union
Uc-49 Murree Urban[2]
Uc-51 Dewal[2]
Uc-52 Phagwari
Uc-53 Potha Sharif[2]
Uc-54 Ghel[2]
Uc-55 Rawat
Uc-56 Sehr Bagla
Uc-57 Darya Gali
Uc-58 Gora Gali
Uc-59 Namble
Uc-60 Mussiari
Uc-61 Angoori
Uc-62 Tret
Uc-63 Charhan
Uc-64 Ban

BHUMROTE SAYDAN

Note: The UC prefix is used for administration purposes as Rawalpindi District has a total of 90 Union Councils.[1]

2005 earthquakeEdit

During the earthquake of 2005, 40% of houses in Murree tehsil were damaged or destroyed.[2]

DemographicsEdit

According to population census of 2017 Murree has a population of 233,017.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Towns & Unions in the City District of Rawalpindi". National Reconstruction Bureau, Government of Pakistan website. 1 December 2007. Archived from the original on 24 January 2008. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e "8 October quake destroyed 70% houses in Murree". The Daily Mail (newspaper). 1 June 2007. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  3. ^ "Murree (Tehsil, Pakistan) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map and Location". citypopulation.de website. Retrieved 10 September 2021.