Rawalakot, the district headquarter is situated in the heart of district Pounch.It is a saucer-shaped valley which is also known as “Pearl Valley” due to its natural beauty. Rawlakot is at a distance of 76 kilometers from Kohalla, which is a place near capital of Azad Kashmir Muzaffrabad. It is linked with Rawalpindi/Islamabad via Azad Pattan and Dhalkot. Construction of Guoien Nullah road between Rawlakot and Azad pattan has reduced the distance and journey time. During summer place is full of green grass and beautiful flowers including many kinds of roses. The town has bazaars and markets where all the basic commodities and necessities of life.