Rawalakot,is a township in Dist. Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated in the Pir Panjal Range and is questioned between India and Pakistan since 1948. It’s other name is Pearl Valley on the grounds that the abundance of almond blooms in the valley gives an impression of dispersed pearls when seen from a mountain in summers. Rawalakot has one of the most noteworthy proficiency and graduation rates in South Asia.
Rawalakot is situated at Latitude 33°51’32.18″N, Longitude 73° 45’34.93″E and an Elevation of 5374 feet. Rawalakot is roughly 76 kilometers (47 mi) from Kahuta and around 120 km (75 mi) from the city of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.. It is connected with Rawalpindi and Islamabad through Goyain Nala and Tain streets. Through Kotli Satiyan and Kahuta. It is likewise connected with Rawalpindi by means of Sudhnuti.
Rawalakot is encompassing by numerous towns Tain Patola, Tain, Dera Sadozai, Manjari Shareef, Tain Dhalkot,(Namrala bangoin) Chirooti, Baghina, Pachiot, Datote, Barien, Ballari, Argali, Paniola, Zairat, Kharian, Laghriat, Singola, Thorar, Mong, Androte, Rehara, Hurnamaira,Tarnuti, Kottera, Barian Pothi, Khayi Gala, Qoiyaan, Kharick, Rairbun, Topa Soon, Kaimon, Titrot, Motialmara, Trar Dewan, Chaire, Chapanidahar, Chuck, Tranni, Dahmni, Parat, Pothi Bala/Makwalan, Kharek, Pakgali, Paniola, Banakha, Khayt Chrian, Mohri Farman Shah,shuja Abad, Cheahr, Barmang, Chak, Dreak, Banjosa, Hussainkot, Hurnamera,Tarnuti, Thorar,Lunjgran bandar, Rehara, Bangoin, Jandala, Timrot, Jehlary and Thala, Pachiot, Bhagiana Shoukat Abad, Nailyaan,Kheeryan, Toli Pir. Bagh District misleads the north and Sudhnuti District deceives the south of Rawalakot.
Development of the Ghazi-e-Millat street (otherwise called Guoien Nala street) among Rawalakot and Azad Pattan has extensively decreased travel time, it is primary street which is associating Islamabad/Rawalpindi to Rawalakot city. A transport over the LOC, the Poonch-Rawalakot transport has served to restore ties over the contention torn area.
The street going through Jalooth-Paniola interfaces Rawalakot to Bagh and Muzaffarabad. The other street that goes through Mohri Farman Shah, Shuja Abad is the most limited conceivable street interface that associates Rawalakot city with Bagh. Murree, Islamabad and Rawalpindi are a southward way from Rawalakot. The town has another street interface with Kotli.
Rawalakot Airport is non-operational, as there is no interest for the air administration gave by Pakistan International Airlines. The air terminal has been shut since 1998. Notwithstanding, plans are to restart it soon.
Banjosa and Toli pir two mainstream the travel industry goal around there. Cabins, government-possessed and private visitor houses, and inns are accessible in various pieces of Rawalakot. Attractions include: mountain-based experience the travel industry, rock ascending, mountaineering, trekking, summer outdoors and climbing, water-based experience the travel industry, and paragliding. A Temple is situated around two kilometer away from city Rawalakot close the uper square Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, The University of Poonch. Remaining close to the sanctuary shows a beguiling sight of Rawalakot city likewise the wonderful perspective on The University of Poonch.