Urak is a valley surrounded by mountains in the province of Balochistan in Pakistan. It is located near Hana Lake, and 21 kilometres from Quetta City.
Urak has a population of 10,000 and about 100% are Pashtun. This valley is used for growing apple trees of good quality and few other fruits. It has a small waterfall in the end from where the Walli Tangi (Wali Tangi) valley begins. Note : The Exact spelling is Walli Tangi.
Hanna Lake nestles in the hills ten kilometres (six miles) east of Quetta, a startling turquoise pool within bare brown surroundings. There is a lakeside restaurant with picnic tables shaded by pine trees. At one end, the irrigation dam rises out of the depths like battlements of a fort. It is very attractive for holidaymakers, and is crowded with hikers and campers in holidays. You can hire a boat and paddle on the lake and round the island in the middle.
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Quetta International Airport (IATA: UET, ICAO: OPQT) is located at Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan. The airport is the fourth highest airport in Pakistan (1605 meters above sea level). It is second largest airport in south region of the country, however the largest for the province of Balochistan. It is situated 12 km south-west of the city spread over an area of 35 acres (140,000 m2). Average scheduled flights were 1332, non schedule flights 247, and total passenger flow was 152698 were recorded for the year 2007.
Airport: type Public
Operator: Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority
Location :Balochistan, Pakistan
Elevation ::AMSL 5,267 ft / 1,605 m
Coordinates: 30°14′24″N 66°56′24″E
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