Orakzai district was one of the agencies of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and is now spread over an area of 1,538 sq.kms with a population of 254,356. It is bounded by Kurram in the west and Khyber in the north, Kohat district in the south and Peshawar in the east.
Orakzai district is a mountainous tract dissected by numerous dry water courses especially in the south western part. The capital of Orakzai Agency is KalayaTown. The efforts of KP Government could promote the tourism sector, establish mineral processing and value addition facilities, oil and gas service industry in the district could flourish with the help of potential investors. The district would surely be profitable for investment in the long run.