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Balar Khel (بلڑ خیل) is the largest Khel in Usi Khel, Aba Khel subtribe of Mandanr Yusafzai inhabiting Swabi District & Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.
The Mandanr, Mandar, or Mandan are a Pashtun tribe, the children of Mand who was one of the sons of Umer, making it a sub tribe of Yousafzai. Mandanr had four sons.1- Mano, 2-Razar, 3-Khizar and 4-Mehmood.
Swabi District is a district in Mardan Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. It lies between the Indus and Kabul Rivers. Before becoming a district in 1988, it was a tehsil within Mardan District. 96% of the population have Pashto as their first language.
Mardan District is a district in Mardan Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The district is named after Mardan city, which is also the headquarters of the district. The district is famous for its agriculture industry and for its archaeological sites of Takht Bhai, Jamal Garhi and Sawal Dher.
Traditionally Pathan tribes live according to a strong family system in which the family is named after the father. Balar Khel thus means the sons of Balar. Family groups prefer to live together and the area is named after their Khel. In the 16th century in the Yusafzai tribe during the time of Malik Ahmed different Khels were divided by his deputy Sheikh Mali [ citation needed ] and settlements thus included representatives of all Khels. The idea behind this division was to let all Khels have a share of all types of land. This led to the loss of brotherhood among members of each Khel and the development of rivalries on the basis of villages instead of ancestry. [ citation needed ]
Mohmand (Pashto:مومند) is a Pashtun tribe son of Daulatyar tribe grandson of Ghoryakhel mainly live in Nangarhar, Afghanistan and Mohmand Agency, FATA.
The Khattak, is a Pashtun tribe numbering over 3 million, which speaks a variant of the softer Kandahari Pashto. It is one of the oldest Pashtun tribes. The Khattaks are settled along the western bank of the Indus River from as north upwards as Lund Khwar, Katlang, Sawaldher, Sher Garh and near Malakand, Nowshera District, Kohat District, Mianwali District, Attock District & Karak District in Pakistan. Across the Durand line, a smaller number of Khattaks are scattered in Kandahar, Ghazni, Logar and Khost in Afghanistan. The historic capitals of the Khattaks were Teri, a town at District Karak, and Akora Khattak, a town at District Nowshera.
The Afrīdī is a Pashtun tribe present in Pakistan, with substantial numbers in Afghanistan. The Afridis are most dominant in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas, inhabiting about 100p mi² (3000 km²) of rough hilly area in the eastern Spin Ghar range west of Peshawar, covering most of Khyber Agency, FR Peshawar and FR Kohat. Their territory includes the Khyber Pass and Maidan in Tirah. Afridi migrants are also found in India, mostly in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir.
North Waziristan District is a former agency of defunct Federally Administered Tribal Area and now a district in Bannu Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. It is the northern part of Waziristan, a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering 4,707 square kilometres (1,817 sq mi). The capital city of North Waziristan is Miramshah.
Orakzai District is a district in Kohat Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Until 2018, it was an agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas. With the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, it became a district. Before to 1973, it was part of FR Kohat.
The Kharota Khel is a Pathan tribe of Pakistan. The tribe is a sub-tribe of Niazi Tribe. The tribesmen live in Deli Namdar, Tehsil Kalurkot, Bhakkar District, in the Punjab. The tribe is further a subtribe of the Sumeens with land holdings in Bhakkar District. They settled here after the Third Battle of Panipat (1761). They fought against the Sikhs at the 1821 siege of Mankera, with the Sadozai Nawab, of the area of Dera Ismail Khan.
Zhmaryānī also known as Gumoriani, also called Jamaryani, Gumoriani, Zimaryani, Zimri or Mizri, is a Pashtun tribe in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Some Zhmaryani lineages live in Afghanistan. They are Kasi Pashtuns.
Ismail Khel also rendered as Ismael Khel, Ismaeel Khel and Ishmael Khel is a Pakhtun tribe in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Ismail Khel is settled and resides in Bannu; a historic district in the KhyberPakhtunkhwa ; Province Punjab; District Attock; area Chhachh, and Khost Province of Afghanistan.
Alikhail or Alikhail is a Pakhtun tribe in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Alikhail belongs to the Ghilji tribe of the Bettani confederation of Pashtuns. It is considered a "brother tribe" of the Sulemankhel and Tanoli tribes. Alikhail's are the descendants of Bibi Mato.
Bara Bandai is a village in swat Pakistan, known as an area crossed by Alexander The Great during his invasion of the subcontinent. The people of village Bara Bandai belong to subsection Naikpikhel of Yusufzai the biggest and largest tribe of Pashtun or Pakhtun tribes. It is one of the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (PATA) of Pakistan. The village contains a small series of mountains and a forest, residential area starting from meadows of mountainsand merge with river swat on right bank, a village market, vast land for crops, number of canals, and a part of the Swat river. Mountains of the village include Usmani Sar, Kafar Ghat and Najia Top.
Saleh Khana is a large village in the Nowshera District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The village lies just below the hill station of Cherat. The name Saleh Khana derives from Arabic meaning "home of the good". The village is known for their slogan "The few the proud". The people of this village belong to the Zakha Khel clan and then the sub clan Oriya Khel of the Afridi tribe. The people of this village have migrated from their homeland in the Tirah valley in Afghanistan to their current village during the 17 century. The inhabitants of this village are muslims and are firm followers of islam, they also live by and adhere to an ancient code of conduct called Pashtunwali.
Kaddi(کڈی) is a village in the Swabi District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The inhabitants belong to Aba Khel subtribe of Mandanr Yusafzai Pakhtuns who occupy Swabi and Mardan districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The major khel living in Kaddi include Balar Khel, Taju Khel, Zakarya Khel, Khan Khel and Panj Pao.
Aba Khel is the subtribe of Mandanr Yusafzai Pashtun tribe in Swabi District of North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. They are settled in villages Zaida, Kaddi, Hund, Shah Mansur, Khunda, Ambar, Panj Pir, Beka, Aryan, Lahor and Kheshgi(District Nowshera).
Ambar is a small village in the Swabi District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It is located at 34 02 50 N and 72 24 40 E at an altitude of 1010 ft. The Swabi Interchange is located in Anbar village and is the central location for the motorway connecting Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Aba Khel may refer to:
Mamozai is a Pashtun tribe of Orakzai Agency along the Afghanistan and Pakistan border. Like many Afghans or Pashtuns, Orakzai are split along both sides of the border. It consists of a large area including places such as Sama Bazaar, Kach Gari, Jaba, Matrak, Gutta Khel, Kalaya, Khawano,karim nawasi, arghenja bazzar, kama darra, ghatta darra, Krapa and Darrah. The Mamuzai have five subtribes. A number of Mamozai also live in Kohat, Peshawar, and other parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; those living in urban areas tend to be more educated but otherwise share most of the cultural norms of the Mamozai. This tribe is one of the most gallant tribes of fata.
The Babar or Babori tribe is a Pashtun tribe. The Babar diaspora is spread across Pakistan, Afghanistan and India today.
The Akakhel, pronounced Akaa Khel or Akakhail, are a Pashtun sub-tribe of the Ghilji/Ghilzais confederation. Their mother language is Pashto. In the early 20th century, the tribe was generally pastoral. The Akakhel are one of the largest Ghilji Pashtun subtribes. A reasonable majority of those who were living on the Durand Line migrated since 1900 into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Punjab provinces of Pakistan to Sikander Abad Charsadda,Peshawar, Abbottabad, Nowshera, Mardan, Attock, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Gojra, Faisalabad, Lahore, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta. The exact population number of this clan is not known; however, it is estimated to be around 2 million all around the world The population of this tribe primarily lives in Pakistan and Afghanistan. 85 % live in Pakistan and about 1% or 2% live in Afghanistan and remaining 13% lives in England, Germany, United Arab Emirates, China, Malaysia, Canada and United States of America.
Khwajgan,(Pashto: خواجګان) also known as Khwaja Khel,(خواجه خېل) is a clan or family of Yusufzai Pashtuns settled in different parts of Swat valley Pakistan i-e in Bara Bandai Mingora, Barikot, Charbagh and Dakorak. Khwajgan is the title for "the Masters" or "learned people". Khwajgan, as the plural for "Khwāja", is often used to refer to a network of Sufis in Central Asia from the 10th to the 16th century. In Firdowsi's Shahnama the word is used many times for some rulers and heroes of ancient Iran as well. Khwajgan or Khwaja Khel of Swat valley are those who follow Pashtunwali, a non-written ethical code.