About us / Introduction
Nawagai Sub Division is a Sub-Division of Tribal District Bajaur. It consists upon 05 Tehsils of Bajaur i.e. Tehsil Loe Mamund, Tehsil Wara Mamund, Tehsil Nawagai and Tehsil Chamarkand, which are adjacent to the bordering areas with Afghanistan and Tehsil Barang, which is adjacent to the bordering area of District Malakand.
Geographically, it holds strategic importance for Pakistan and most of the Tehsil mentioned above are lying in the bordering areas from western wards to Northern wards of the Sub-Division/District.
There are four seasons in Nawagai Sub-Division, the climate changes into cold during winter and becomes hot during summer and during the spring the climates becomes normal. The winter season is mostly severe due to excessive rain fall and snowfall. The monsoon rains well here in Nawagai subdivision.
Culture and Heritage
There is no major and famous cultural heritage in Nawagai subdivision. However, Lungi is the culture of the tribesmen. Hujra and Tang Takor is one of the famous cultural norms.
People and tribes
The people of Nawagai subdivision are commonly simple, hardworking and devoted. Most of them are linked with the profession of farming. Though, there is no major business and the ratio of businessmen is very low, however, some people are engaged with the business of vehicles bargaining and property dealing. There are two major tribes i.e. Tarkani and Utmankhel in the Nawagai subdivision. These tribes are further divided in sub-tribes and sections/ subsections.
Specialty of the subdivision is that the people of hardworking, devoted and famous of hospitality. They are politically matured.
Tourist attractions (Historical, archaeological, tourist.)
Bade Siah, Ghakhi Pass and Kitkot are some historical, archaeological and tourist places.
When to visit (Seasons)
04 seasons are observed here in Nawagai subdivision. The area shows its most attractive look in the spring season and the mountainous ranges attracts the viewers in the winter and snowfall.
Where to visit (Location of the tourist spots)
How to get there (Travel plan)
The areas can be visited by motorcar (fielders), Jeeps and pickups.
What to do (Traveling , Fishing, hunting , etc)
River Panjkora in Tehsil Barang can be visited for fishing.
Favorite Shopping item
Naswar/ snaps, walnut, mustard oil and honey
River Panjkora crossing some areas of Tehsil Barang.
There is no streams in other Tehsils of Nawagai Sub-Division, however, Wach Khwari are available in some areas of the Tehsils, in which water flows during storm seasons/rains flood.
Lakes / Dams
There is no lacks and Dams in Nawagai Sub-Division.
Natural forest in the hillock of Loe Mamund, Wara Mamund, Tehsil Barang, Nawagai and Chamarkand.
The whole land is the mixture of hillocks, plains (agricultural land) and rivers.
The available land is Barani Agricultural and there is canal agricultural system only on sides of the rivers.
There are no springs in Nawagai Sub-Division.
There are no ponds in Nawagai Sub-Division.
Mineral department will be in better position to explain. Mineral/quarries at Barang, Nawagai and Loe Mamund.
There are Four Major Bazars in Nawagai Sub-Division one Tehsil Nawagai at HQ of the Tehsil and the rest of Bazars are located in Tehsil Mamund Kamar Sar Bazar, Lagharai Bazaar, Meena Bazaar.
There is no specific public transport, however, the private NCP vehicles and other registered vehicles range from busses to Motor Cars are being used as means of transportation.
Graveyards have been allocated by the locals on the basis of their respective villages and specific areas.
Registered Automobile bargains
Though there are a lot of automobile bargains in the subdivision, however, there is no registered bargain in the area.
At Seri Sar and Ghakhi Pass Rest Houses.