Archive for November, 2012

Khariaan (Cantt) (10)

Khariaan (Cantt)

Kharian Cantt: or Kharian Cantonment is one of the largest cantonment (Army Base) of Pakistan. It was built in late 50’s with the support of USA as part of the military assistance to Pakistan. Its construction was supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was built according to American standards. The population of cantonment is 90,462 whereas the […]

Banjosa Lake, Azad Kashmir

Banjosa Lake, Azad Kashmir

Banjosa Lake , Pakistan Banjosa Lake is an artificial lake and a tourist attraction 20 kilometers (12 mi) from the city of Rawalakot in District Poonch in Azad Kashmir. It is located at an altitude of 1,981 meters (6,499 ft) Rawalakot is a city in Azad Kashmir, and is the capital of Rawalakot District. It […]

Turbela Pakistan

Tarbela Dam Pakistan

Tarbela Dam Pakistan: Tarbela Dam on the Indus River in Pakistan is the second largest dam in the world by structural volume and the largest earth filled dam in the world. It is located in Haripur District, Hazara Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Islamabad. The dam is 485 feet (148 m) high above the riverbed. The dam forms the Tarbela Reservoir, with a […]