Karak District

Karak (Pashto: کرك, Urdu: کرک‎) is a district of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is situated to the south of Kohat District and on the north side of Bannu and Lakki Marwat districts on the main Indus Highway between Peshawar and Karachi - it is 123 km from the provincial capital Peshawar. Karak is said to be the single district in Pakistan which is inhabited by only one tribe of Pashtuns — the Khattak.

Capital Karak
Established Karak was granted district status in July 1982
Government
District Nazim Gul Sawali (Pacha)
District Naib Nazim Sultan Rehman (Naatty)
Area
Total 3,372 km2 (1,302 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 734,765
 Density 128/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
District Council  
Number of Tehsils 3
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