Bagh is the chief town of
Bagh District in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.
was one of the worst hit areas of the 2005 Kashmir earthquake
of October 2005, Bagh was hit by a devastating
earthquake, of the population of 400,000, 8,000 lost their lives
and 83,000 lost their homes.
located 80 Kilometres from Muzaffarabad (the capital city of Azad Kashmir) via the city of Suddhen Gali, the route via
Kohallah is 100 km. Bagh is and 205 Kilometres from Islamabad the capital of Pakistan.
This town is situated on the confluence of two mini nallahs-
Mahlwani and Mahl, which flow all the year round. The well
recognized " Haji Peer Pass" is about 32 kilometres from Bagh City
linked with metalled road. Middle standard hotels, PWD and Forest
rest houses are available for visitors, whereas, all the basic
necessities of life are available in the Bagh bazars.
- World Bank - Pakistan Earthquake, A year
- AJK.gov.pk Bagh