Bara is a town in Federally Administered Tribal Areas in Pakistan.


This town is located at the Latitude  of 33° 55′  North and Longitude of 71° 27′ East. The mud fort is visible on Google Earth at 33° 54′ 53″ by 71° 28′ 05″, lying alongside a water tank and the Bara River which eventually flows to the East of Peshawar.

It is located in Bara Tehsil in Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan. To the south is Kohat district and to the north Peshawar.

Bara River:

The Bara River flows through the district.

Hazrat Peer Syed Bahaar Ali Shah(R.A) bara bazar

                                                                                                                        Hazrat Peer Syed Bahaar Ali Shah(R.A) bara bazar


From the era of the Raj the town has held a fort and supplied water to Peshawar. Bara is also the name of the local administrative division Bara Tehsil of the Khyber Agency within the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, of which Bara Town is the administrative seat.

People of Bara:

The town is ethnically Pashtuns, and has been the site of increasing militancy by Lashkar-e-Islam against the central government.

Bara Tehsil Peshawar Pakistan

                                                                                                                                                               Bara, FATA, Pakistan

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