The valley of Tikri or Tikrai is situated in the present day Battagram District at the eastern slope of the famous Black Mountain, otherwise known as Tor Ghar or Kala Daka.
District Batagram has geographical borders with Kohistan District, Tribal Area of Black Mountain, Shangla District and Malakand Division. The district consists of two sub-divisions or Tehsils Batagram and Allai that consist of a total of 20 Union Councils.
The Tikriwal is actually a geographical name for the sub-tribes of the Swati Pashtuns living in a valley called Tikri or Tikrai.
The Black Rock Desert is a semi-arid region of lava beds and playa, or alkali flats, situated in the Black Rock Desert–High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, a silt playa 100 miles (160 km) north of Reno, Nevada that encompasses more than 300,000 acres (120,000 ha) of land and contains more than 120 miles (200 km) of historic trails. It is in the northern Nevada section of the Great Basin with a lakebed that is a dry remnant of Pleistocene Lake Lahontan.
Mansehra District is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.
There are six main administrative districts of Israel, known in Hebrew as mekhozot and Arabic as mintaqah and fifteen sub-districts known as nafot. Each sub-district is further divided into natural regions, cities, municipalities, and regional councils it contains.
Neora Valley National Park is a national park in Kalimpong district, West Bengal, India that was established in 1986. It spreads over an area of 88 km2 (34 sq mi), and is a rich biological zone in eastern India. It is the land of the red panda in the pristine undisturbed natural habitat with rugged inaccessible hilly terrain and rich diverse flora and fauna. It is linked to Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary of Pakyong District as well as forests of Samtse District, Bhutan via thick cover of forests.
Udhampur is a district in the Indian Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Covering an area of 4,550 square kilometres (1,760 sq mi) in the Himalayan mountains, the district has its headquarters in the town of Udhampur. The Northern Command headquarters of the Indian Army is located in the district.
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.
Allai is a tehsil of Allai District in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. It is home to the Allai Valley and district headquarters.
The Tikriwal or Tekriwal is actually a geographical name for the sub-tribes of the valley of "Tikrai" of Swati origins, is situated in the present day Batagram District at the eastern slope of the famous Black Mountain i.e. Tor Ghar or Kala Dhaka, Pakistan.
Battagram is a district in Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The headquarter is Battagram, which is about 75-km from Mansehra.
Kila Abdullah District or Qilla Abdullah is a district in the north west of Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Tikri is a town and a valley of Battagram The place was named after Tikri Gujjars, while they formerly ruled the Gurjara Pratihara Kingdom for centuries. It is located in Batagram Tehsil, Batagram District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located at 34°37'20N 73°1'10E and lies to the south of the district capital Batagram.
Tikri may refer to:
Spiti is a high-altitude region of the Himalayas, located in the north-eastern part of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The name "Spiti" means "The middle land", i.e. the land between Tibet and India. Spiti incorporates mainly the valley of the Spiti River, and the valleys of several rivers that feed into the Spiti River. Some of the prominent side-valleys in Spiti are the Pin valley and the Lingti valley. Spiti is bordered on the east by Tibet, on the north by Ladakh, on the west and southwest by Lahaul, on the south by Kullu, and on the southeast by Kinnaur. Spiti has a cold desert environment. The valley and its surrounding regions are among the least populated regions of India. The Bhoti-speaking local population follows Tibetan Buddhism.
Kishtwar district is a district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. As of 2011, it is the largest and the least populous district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Akazai is a Pakhtoon tribe of northern Pakistan. It is a division of the Isazai clan within the Yousafzai tribe, which is regarded as one of the most powerful, famous, and respected tribes of Pashtoons. Military historian Colonel Harold Carmichael Wylly provided a personal perspective of the large Yousafzai tribe, stating:-
The mountains of Bhutan are some of the most prominent natural geographic features of the kingdom. Located on the southern end of the Eastern Himalaya, Bhutan has one of the most rugged mountain terrains in the world, whose elevations range from 160 metres (520 ft) to more than 7,000 metres (23,000 ft) above sea level, in some cases within distances of less than 100 kilometres (62 mi) of each other. Bhutan's highest peak, at 7,570 metres (24,840 ft) above sea level, is north-central Gangkhar Puensum, close to the border with Tibet; the third highest peak, Jomolhari, overlooking the Chumbi Valley in the west, is 7,314 metres (23,996 ft) above sea level; nineteen other peaks exceed 7,000 metres (23,000 ft). Weather is extreme in the mountains: the high peaks have perpetual snow, and the lesser mountains and hewn gorges have high winds all year round, making them barren brown wind tunnels in summer, and frozen wastelands in winter. The blizzards generated in the north each winter often drift southward into the central highlands.
Swatis (Urdu: سواتی, Pashto: سواتي) are a Pashtun tribe mostly inhabiting the Hazara Division of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. They are mostly agricultural and are the biggest land owning tribe in the districts of Mansehra and Batagram. Swatis are divided into four major tribal clans: Gabri (گبری), Mitravi (متراوی), Mumyaali (ممیالی) and Toar (ٹوڑ). Upon their migration across the Indus river, the Swatis speak Hindko in towns like Mansehra, Balakot, Naran, Kaghan and Garhi Habibullah while below 50 percent speak Pashto as a mother tongue. Their code of conduct and customs are similar to Pashtunwali, and are called Swatiwali. Swatis are sometimes referred to as Suwadis and Servatis. Most of them are orthodox Muslims, and have been Muslim since Ghaznavid times. They are staunch followers of the Hanafi school of Islamic jurisprudence.