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Thorar is a town in Poonch District in Azad Kashmir. It is located about 20 miles from Rawalakot city, the capital of Poonch district.
Thorar is a Tehsil of District Poonch (Rawalakot), Azad Kashmir, and is connected to Rawalakot and Muzaffarabad by main roads. Its suburbs are Tain, Mang, Jassapeer, Bhalgran, Nar, Bosa Gala and Androt, Kheruta, Siranagala. 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Kohala, Thorar is also linked to Rawalpindi, Islamabad (via the neighbouring areas of Azad Pattan and Dhalkot), and to Muzaffarabad via Kohalla. There is one Govt. Boys Degree College, Govt. Girls College and some private colleges and schools for boys and girls some of which are Ghzaia-e- Millat public school Thorar, Bright Future Public School Thorar, Little Angles public School Thorar and Iqra Public School ThorarThe literacy rate in Thorar is over 75%. It is about
There are very few job opportunities compared to the size of population. People of Thorar are educated[ clarification needed ] and few of them work in schools or services sector in Government of Azad Kashmir Most of the people from this area (almost 60%) work in foreign countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE and many more.
Cricket is the most popular sports, volleyball is also played in some areas, Every year a big tournament of volleyball is arranged in which players from the whole country participate.
The town has few good bazaars where all essential commodities of life are easily available.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir, abbreviated as AJK and colloquially referred to as simply Azad Kashmir, is a region administered by Pakistan as a nominally self-governing entity and constituting the western portion of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of a dispute between India and Pakistan since 1947. The territory shares a border to the north with Gilgit-Baltistan, together with which it is referred to by the United Nations and other international organizations as "Pakistani-administered Kashmir". Azad Kashmir also shares borders with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the south and west, respectively. On its eastern side, Azad Kashmir is separated from the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir by the Line of Control (LoC), which serves as the de facto border between the Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir. Geographically, the administrative territory of Azad Jammu and Kashmir covers a total area of 13,297 km2 (5,134 sq mi) and has a total population of 4,045,366 as per the 2017 national census.
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