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Bara Gali

Bara Gali
Bara Gali Summer Campus, Pakistan
Bara Gali Summer Campus, Pakistan
Bara Gali is located in Pakistan
Bara Gali
Bara Gali
Coordinates:
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Abbottabad
Elevation 2,350 m (7,710 ft)

Bara Gali is one of the mountain resort towns of the Galyat and Ayubia National Park, at an altitude of 2,350 metres (7,710 ft). It is located in the Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northern Pakistan. [1]

The town lies on the road between Abbottabad and Murree, is 15 miles (24 km) from Abbottabad, and 25 miles (40 km) from Murree.[2]

Bara Gali is the summer campus of the University of Peshawar.[3]

History

During British Rule, Bara Gali was a small cantonment that was occupied in the hot summer months by one of the British mountain batteries which were stationed at Rawalpindi in the winter.[2]

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics - Location of Bara Gali
  2. ^ a b Bara Gali - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 6, p. 425
  3. ^ Provost Office - University of Peshawar


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