Khanpur
 
 
 
     
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Khanpur


is one of the 44 union councils, administrative subdivisions, of Haripur District in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. It is located to the south of the district capital Haripur at 33°48'53N 72°56'22E, and about 30 km from Islamabad in a beautiful green hilly town. It is famous throughout Pakistan for its oranges and is also known for Khanpur Dam.

Khanpur Dam:
Khanpur Dam is a dam located on the Haro River near the town of Khanpur, North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan, about 25 miles (40 km) from Islamabad, Pakistan. It forms Khanpur Lake, a reservoir which supplies drinking water to Islamabad and Rawalpindi and irrigation water to many of the agricultural and industrial areas surrounding the cities. The dam was completed in 1983 after a 15 year construction period believed to have cost Rs. 1,352 million. It is 167 feet (51 m) high and stores 110,000 acre feet (140,000,000 m³) of water.HistoryThe dam was built by Ayub Khan , Former President of Pakistan .








Prominent people

Raja Khishtasub Khan chief of baghpurdheri father of Sultan Raja Aziz Ahmad Khan
Khan Bahadur Raja Jahandad Khan
Sultan Raja Erij Zaman Khan
Raja Sikander Zaman

Villages
Khanpur
Khrala
Pambala
Suraj Gali