Hangu ( ) is a town in the
Frontier Province of Pakistan.
is the chief city of the district
. Hangu is famous for its
greenery, hills, beauty and water.
Hangu is situated in the south of Peshawar (capital city of NWFP)
and it is about 40KM away from Kohat District in the west. Before
1998 it was a tehsil of Kohat, but after that Hangu itself a
district in Kohat Division. It is the most beautiful city in
southern districts of NWFP, Pakistan..In hangu you can watch
mountains from where water is gushing into streams.Samana is one of
the beautiful place in hangu. Not only Samana but the whole
district is famous for its greenery.
Hangu is a small city of NWFP. It has one civil hospital, two
government high schools for boys and two government schools for
girls. There is a government degree college for boys and girls as
well. Numbers of private sector educational institutions are also
contributing to promote the social sector educational ratio.
There is a Police Training College (PTC) in Hangu.An Orakzai Agency
headquarter is also situated
in Hangu which works for the tribal area of FATA.
Most of the people of this area are Bangash, a Pashtun
's tribe or the people migrated from Orakzai Agency
On Aug 22, at least 16 terrorists (including 2 Chechens
) were killed by the Pakistani security
forces in a skirmish at Hangu. The terrorists belonged to Darra Adamkhel
, and their group included
. The Hangu police also
arrested two Afghan terrorists in Thall area and
seized two Kalashnikovs, one rocket-launcher and one pistol from