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The Khattak (not to be confused with the Punjabi Khattars) are a tribe of Pashtuns numbering over 3 million in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan. They are a large tribe, and spread out over various places from Akora Khattak, on the banks of the Indus River, to Malakand District and Karak District.

A colony of the Khattaks are also settled at Saghri village, Jand Tehsil, Attock District of Punjab (Pakistan). The famous Pashto language poet of the 17th century AD, Khushal Khan Khattak, also belonged to this tribe.

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