Nakyal is the tehsil town of District Kotli in Azaad Jammu Kashmir. It’s also known as Fatehpur Thakiala. This town is located very close to the line of control, and about 40 kms north east of city of Kotli. Nakyal has a very rich history and people from this city are very friendly. This area was badly hit in October 8th earthquake, and received help from Indian Occupied Kashmir for the people who suffered from Earthquake. Nakyal is a beautiful valley surrounded by lush green mountains, which makes it a great tourist spot in AJK. According to current survey population of city of Nakyal is approximately 20000. Weather in this region is very mild, which is nice and warm in summer and severe cold in winter. Despite of extreme cold conditions in winter, and attract lots of tourists due to its scenic beauty of the valley. Houses are built on mountains.
Main source is living is agriculture and tourism. Main produced products are apple and apricot. As far as tourism there are lots of hotels to stay overnight and tons of restaurants, and the food in these restaurants is very tasty served with warmth of hospitality from the locals. People built their houses and converted them in hotels and cottages for tourists all year long. There is also a stadium in Nakyal for cricket & football. Literacy rate in this area is just over 80% and there are many schools and colleges in this town for boys and girls. Many kids from neighboring villages come to the city for schools. There is also a wholesale market in this town, which accommodates most of the villages in this area. There is also a tehsil Hospital and few of private hospitals.
Many residents and locals of Nakyal city have moved or migrated to United Kingdom in early 80’s but they are still attached to their homeland and send lots of money in this area as a foreign remittance which helped developing the city to an international standard. For all the people who have any kind of financial interest like sending or receiving money in Nakyal or any other financial transaction, following is the list of Banks in Nakyal:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||1303||Main Bazar Nakyal, District Kotli AJK||05826-922060||Yes|
|Habib Bank Limited (HBL)||2311||Khasra No.373 Khata No.120/118 Khewat No.13/12 Haji Tufail Plaza Main Bazar Nakyal.||05826-403435 05826-403436||Yes|
|United Bank Limited (UBL)||0157||Noor Alam Tower plot # 412 Dadyal distt Mirpur AK||05827-464008-9||Yes|
Above is the list of ATM services in Nakyal for the locals and tourists from other parts of the country. You can also send money or receive money in Nakyal by using Western union and Money Gram services in town.
If you’re from Nakyal & can share more information like if there’re any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please use the comments area so that others can also benefit from it.