Shinkiari

Is a Union Council of Mansehra District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The police station was also established before partition at that time Baffa was police chowki of Shinkiri Police Station (thana) and the second police chowki was Battal these both Chowkies have now became police Stations (thanas).
Shinkiari is located 18 km north of Mansehra city on the Karakoram Highway, it is located at 34°28’0N, 73°16’60E at an altitude of 1019 metres (3346 feet). Due to its strategic location Shinkiari is also a base for the Pakistan Army and a major stop for people travelling north.
Terrain
It is famous for cultivating the first tea garden in Pakistan because of its natural environment and terrain.

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