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The Frontier Regions (often abbreviated as FR) of Pakistan
Pakistan
Pakistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a sovereign state in South Asia. It has a coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Afghanistan and Iran in the west, India in the east and China in the far northeast. In the north, Tajikistan...

 are a group of small administrative units in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
Federally Administered Tribal Areas
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas are a semi-autonomous tribal region in the northwest of Pakistan, lying between the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and the neighboring country of Afghanistan. The FATA comprise seven Agencies and six FRs...

 (FATA), lying immediately to the east of the seven main tribal agencies and west of the settled districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Each of the Frontier Regions is named after an adjoining settled district and is administered by the district coordination officer (DCO) of that adjacent district. The overall administration of the Frontier Regions is carried out by the FATA Secretariat based in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The six Frontier Regions are:
Region DCO Area (km²) Population Population density
(inh. per km²)
Frontier Region Bannu M. Javed Marwat 745 19,593 26
Frontier Region Dera Ismail Khan Syed Mohsin Shah 2,008 38,990 19
Frontier Region Kohat
Frontier Region Kohat
The Frontier Region Kohat is a small administrative unit in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. The region is named after Kohat District which lies to the south and also borders Peshawar District to the north, Nowshera District to the east and Orakzai Agency to the west...

Mr. Siraj Ahmad 446 88,456 198
Frontier Region Lakki Marwat M. Anwar Khan Mehsud 132 6,987 53
Frontier Region Peshawar
Frontier Region Peshawar
The Frontier Region Peshawar is a small administrative unit in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. The region is named after Peshawar District which lies to the north and west and also borders Nowshera District to the east and the frontier region of Kohat to the south...

Sahibzada M. Anees 261 53,841 206
Frontier Region Tank
Frontier Region Tank
The Frontier Region Tank is a small administrative unit in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. The region is named after Tank District which lies to the south-east and also borders the South Waziristan Agency to the north, south and west and Lakki Marwat District to the north-east...

Barkat Ullah 1,221 27,216 22
Total 4,813 235,083 49

See also

  • Federally Administered Tribal Areas
    Federally Administered Tribal Areas
    The Federally Administered Tribal Areas are a semi-autonomous tribal region in the northwest of Pakistan, lying between the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and the neighboring country of Afghanistan. The FATA comprise seven Agencies and six FRs...

  • Bannu District
    Bannu District
    Bannu District is one of the twenty four districts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, it is represented in the provincial assembly by four MPAs. The chief city of the district is Bannu. The major industries are cloth weaving and the manufacture of cotton fabrics, machinery, and...

  • Dera Ismail Khan District
    Dera Ismail Khan District
    Dera Ismail Khan is one of the 24 districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The capital of the district is the town of Dera Ismail Khan...

  • Kohat District
    Kohat District
    Kohat is a district of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, Kohat city is the capital of the district. It is inhabited by various Pashtun tribes such as Afridi,Khattaks, Bangash and the Orakzaies. The main language of the district is Pashto....

  • Lakki Marwat District
    Lakki Marwat District
    Lakki Marwat is one of the Southern Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It was created as an administrative district on July 1, 1992, prior to which it was a Tehsil of Bannu District.-Etymology:...

  • Peshawar District
    Peshawar District
    Peshawar is a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Until divisions were abolished as part of local government reforms in 2000 it was part of Peshawar Division. The city of Peshawar, as well as being the provincial capital, is the capital of the district...

  • Tank District
    Tank District
    Tank , is the southern district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, the city of Tank is the capital of the district, which consists Union Council City I and Union Council City II. There are totally sixteen Union councils of district Tank. Tank was formerly part of district Dera Ismail...


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