Upper Dir is one of the twenty six districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province lying in the foothills of Himalayas at a distance of 357km from the capital Islamabad. At the time of independence, it was a princely state and was merged with Pakistan in 1969. It consists of six tehsils in total and the majority of population is Pashto speaking. The urban population in this district is only in the Dir city and a number of bazaar towns along the main roads. When it comes to rural population, there are multiple villages like Hattan, Barawal, Bandai, Benr, Nusrat and other such villages.
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited (HBL)||355||Dir Rd, Sheringal, Upper Dir||(0944) 885899||Yes|
|The Bank of Khyber (BOK)||0161||Ittehad Plaza, Lower Basement and Ground Floor, Wari Bazaar, Dir Chitral Road, Upper Dir.||(0944)841511, (0944)841611||Yes|
|Allied Bank Limited||0622||N-45, Dir, Upper Dir||(0944)880566, (0944)890716||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||1323||Wari, Upper Dir||(0944)840052||Yes|
|United Bank Limited (UBL)||1934||Shop No. 02, Main Bazar Sahib Abad Tehsil Wari, Upper Dir||(0944) 841222||Yes|
|The Bank of Khyber (Islamic Banking Branch)||0126||N-45, Dir, Upper Dir||(0944) 890021||No|
|The Bank of Khyber (Islamic Banking Branch)||0184||Barawal Bandi, Upper Dir||(0944)830019, (0944)830020||No|
In the summers, the weather is generally hot, dry and clear with an average temperature of 32°C whilst the winters are snowy and cold with an average temperature of 2°C.
Residents and tourists can also use MoneyGram services as well as Western Union.
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