Bakot is in Abbottabad district, the names of the neighbouring districts to Abbottabad are also shown
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• Nazim||Nazir Ahmed Abbasi|
|• Naib Nazim||Zulfiqar Hussain|
Bakot was badly affected by the 2005 Pakistan earthquake, as the place where the earthquake happened was nearby.
Bakot is in the east of Abbottabad District and is next to the Muzaffarabad and Bagh districts of Kashmir. It is also next the following Union Councils within Abbottabad District: to the north by Nambal, to the south by Berote Kalan and to the west by Phalkot, Namli Maira, Nagri Bala.
The Union Council of Bakote is made up of three areas these are: Bakot, Moolia and Sagnal.