Monday, November 14, 2011

District Chitral

Chitral is a district in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistanthat contains the town of Chitral. It has an area of 14,850 km² and a populationof 318,689 at the 1998 Census, which had subsequently risen to about 378,000people by 2004. It has one of the highest mountains of the world, Tirich Mir.It is the largest district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa covering an area of 14,850 sq.kilometres.

The district of Chitral is divided into two tehsils
  • Chitral, including the former tehsils of Drosh and Lutkoh
  • Mastuj, including the former tehsils of Turkoh and Mulkoh
The district is represented in the provincial assembly bytwo elected MPAs who represent the following constituencies:
  • PF-89 (Chitral-1)
  • PF-90 (Chitral-2)


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