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Sudhanoti
District
A view of Cadet College Pallandri in Sudhanoti District
A view of Cadet College Pallandri in Sudhanoti District
Map of Azad Kashmir with Sudhanoti highlighted
Map of Azad Kashmir with Sudhanoti highlighted
Country Pakistan
Territory Azad Kashmir
Area
 • Total 569 km2 (220 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 297,584
 • Density 523/km2 (1,350/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 4

Sudhnoti (Urdu: ضلع سدھنوتی) is a district of Azad Kashmir in Pakistan.

Sudhnoti was the main site from where struggle against dogras and British imperialists was made. It remained the capital of Azad Kashmir and Jammu before it was shifted to Muzafferabad. It was named Sudhnoti in 2000 as a new district of Azad Kashmir and Jammu in the honour of the Sudhen tribe.

Administration

The district is divided into four tehsils

Notable people

  • Aziz Khan (general)
  • Kiran Imran Dar,Politician and MNA of PMLN

Population

Sudhnati has a population of 242,000. Awan, Khwaja, Sudhan, Qureshi, Mughal and Dar are main tribes of this area.

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