Khyber Agency

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Khyber (Urdu: خیبر) is a tribal area in the FATA region of Pakistan. It is one of the eight tribal areas, better known as agencies in Pakistan. It ranges from the Tirah valley down to Peshawar. It borders Afghanistan to the east, Orakzai Agency to the north and Peshawar to the west.

Education

Khyber Agency is the most literate of all the Tribal Areas, with a literacy rate of 34.2%, as of 2007. Quite far ahead of the next highest Agency - Kurram at 26.5%. It is also the only Agency where the majority of its men are literate. With 57.2% of its men being literate. Again, almost 20% ahead of the next highest agency, Kurram. However, its Female literacy rate of 10.1% is 2nd after Kurram's 14.4%.







Demographics

The majority of the tribes in Khyber Agency are Afridis. However, there are important pockets of Mullagoris, Shilmanis, and Shinwaries.

References



External links

  • http://www.khyber.org/places/2005/KhyberAgency.shtml - Khyber Agency information






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