Murree city (Punjabi, ) is a popular hill station and a summer resort, especially for the residents of Islamabad, and for the cities of the province of Punjab, Pakistan. Murree is also the administrative centre of Murree Tehsil, which is a sub-division of Rawalpindi District and includes the Murree Hills.Murree is located along Islamabad-Kohala highway N75, some 30 km northeast of Islamabad.The name Murree is derived from 'marhi', "high place""Murree" Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names. John Everett-Heath. Oxford University Press 2005. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed 14 June 2008 although there is a popular belief it is named after the virgin Mary.