District Kohat


Kohat has a total area of 2545 sq.kms with a population size of 1,627,132 which comprises of 48% (approx.) male and 52% female population. The area has seen a population growth of approximately 188% in the last 19 years. Kohat District is a reasonably advanced district of KP with well-developed Mining, Hydrocarbon extraction, Agriculture and Horticulture sectors. Though all these sectors have potential to carry the district forward, Mining (Gypsum and Limestone) and Hydrocarbon extraction (oil, gas and coal)are key sectors to focus here.Reserves of Limestone are estimated to be in high numbers and it may become focus of area of mining companies. Besides these, informal sector of small arms manufacturing, handicraft sector and forestry (carbon credit) also carry minor growth potential.