Kohat

Kohat, is a town in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is the capital of the Kohat District. The city centers on a British-era fort, numerous bazaars and a military cantonment. A British-built narrow gauge railway line runs through the city.

Kohat town is found at an altitude of 489 meters. Kohat Pass lies to the north. It is situated on the left bank of the Toi river at a point wherever after running nearly due east for fifty miles (80 km), it turns to the south. The entire area of the district is a pair of,545 sq. kms.

Tanda wildlife Park is found close to Kohat town. the entire area of the park is 2800 acres, consisting of Tanda reservoir and its catchments in Kohat. This is often the biggest wildlife park of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa . It is splendidly rich and varied landscape supports a variety of mammals and birds, both migratory and indigenous, as well as a couple of reptiles. The park is bounded by 3 totally different villages, Bar, Kaghazi, and Tanda Banda. The park is approachable by Hangu-kaghazi metallic road, shahpur-Bar road that is eighteen km from Kohat.

The native individuals don’t have any right of grazing, lopping or firewood collection as the possession lies with the provincial government. The park area falls in the natural home ground of urial and chinkara, and conjointly provides appropriate habitat to hog deer. The urial is related to scrub forest of Olea species and Accassia species. urial were once rich in the area however because of continuous habitat destruction these were disappeared from the area in the close to past. The natural habitat of urial and chinkara lies in close proximity of human habitation.

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