- Geographical Context
On the Northwest of the Khyber lies the larger and more fertile Tirah Valley, the original home of all the Afridi tribes.
Tirah Valley is a region located in Kurram and Khyber agencies of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
It lies between the Khyber Pass and the Khanki Valley. It is inhabited by the Afridi and Orakzai tribes of Pashtuns.