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Attock, is a small town in Pakistan it is located at the confluence of river Indus & Kabul. Attock the headquarters of Attock District, is in the northern border of the Punjab province, and also a border district on the river Indus. Attock's old name, before 1985, was Campbellpur.
It is just 80 km (50 mi) from Rawalpindi, 100 km (62 mi) from Peshawar, and 10 km (6 mi) from the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra
Attock During British rule
The city's foundations were laid in 1908, and it was named Campbellpur after Sir Campbell
Although Pakistan had become independent from Britain in 1947, it wasn't until 1978 that the name Attock was adopted for the city.
Attock's first oil well was drilled in Khaur in 1915. It has an oil and gas field, Dakhini, near Jand, which produces one-third of Pakistan's oil. There are mainly Khatter in Paind bahador Khan Like Sardar Khan Mohammad Khan Khatter and His Two Brothers Sardar Karam Khan Khatter And Rab Nawaz Khan Khatter. a strong cost of khattar baradery is living in union council jhang and bathar mr.Maj Tahir khan khattar blonging from bathar
Geography and climate
Attock is located at 33? 46' 20N Latitude and 72? 22' 6E Longitude. It has an altitude of 348 metres (1,142 ft). The average annual rainfall in the district is 783 mm (30.8 in).
Attock District's climate is characterized by very hot summers and very cold winters. The maximum temperature reaches 40?C. The northern part is more humid, with a relatively moderate climate as compared to the southern part.
The river Indus flows on the western and northern sides of the district; the Haro River comes from Haripur and passes through the Attock Tehsil on the north of the Kala Chitta Range. The land consists mainly of hills, plateaus, and dissected plains. The area north of the Haro River is a flood plain with fertile soil.
Village of Thatta Attock
Village of Thatta has been one of the most important villages of the District. It is believed to have been founded by Sher Shah Suri, while some believe that it was founded much earlier, in the time of Alexander's invasion. The Khattar family of this village has played a very important role in the progress of the country and the region.
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