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Samahni
Coordinates: 33°05′26″N74°08′07″E / 33.09056°N 74.13528°E / 33.09056; 74.13528
Country Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
Province Azad Kashmir
Elevation
1,531 m (5,023 ft)
Population
 (2017)
  Total4,367
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)

Samahni (Urdu : سماہنی) is a small town and tehsil in Bhimber District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, 17.9 miles (28.8 km) by road northeast of Bhimber. It lies in the Samahni Valley, an area noted for its production of medicinal plants. [1] In 2017 it had a population of 4,367 people. [2]

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Samahni contains the Decree College library, [3] and a cricket ground. [4]

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References

  1. Bashar Saad, Omar Said. "Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine: Traditional System, Ethics, Safety ". John Wiley & Sons. p. 208.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. "Azad Jammu and Kashmir". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  3. Directory of Libraries in Pakistan (1996), p.2
  4. Google (1 February 2020). "Samahni" (Map). Google Maps . Google. Retrieved 1 February 2020.

Coordinates: 33°55′40″N73°51′0″E / 33.92778°N 73.85000°E / 33.92778; 73.85000