KP Districts

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Peshawar

Peshawar is the largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and by the 1998 census was the ninth-largest city of Pakistan. Peshawar is a metropolitan city and the administrative centre and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated in a large valley near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, close to the Pak-Afghan border. Known as "City on the Frontier", Peshawar's strategic location on the crossroads of Central Asia a
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Lakki Marwat

Lakki Marwatis one of the Southern Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan. It was created as an administrative district on July 1, 1992, prior to which it was a Tehsil of Bannu District. Lakki was first called by the name of “Thall Daman”, which means an open sandy plain.The first evidence of civilization in the plains of Thal Daman and the spread of Islam in Bannu is indicated by the graves of Ashaab on the left bank of the Kurram River. In addition, co
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Abbottabad

Abbottabad is a city located in the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in north eastern Pakistan. The city is situated in 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of the capital Islamabad, 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Rawalpindi and 150 kilometres (93 mi) northeast of Peshawar at an altitude of 1,260 metres (4,134 ft) and is the capital of the Abbottabad District. Kashmir lies to the east of the city. The city is w
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Hangu

Hangu (Pashto) is a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The district takes its name from the town of Hangu, which is its administrative centre. The name Hangu may also sometimes be applied to the Miranzai Valley which is partly within the district, bordering the Samana Range. Hangu District is divided into two tehsils: Hangu  Thall
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Karak

Karak is a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is situated to the south of Kohat District and on the north side of Bannu and Lakki Marwat districts on the main Indus Highway between Peshawar and Karachi- it is 123 km from the provincial capital Peshawar.
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Lower Kohistan

Lower Kohistan is an administrative district within Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province in Pakistan.In 2014, the government bifurcated Kohistan District into Upper Kohistan and Lower Kohistan, carving out one more administrative unit after which the total number of districts in the province has gone up to 26.
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Torghar

Torghar District or Tor Ghar (means "Black mountain"), formerly Kala Dhaka , is the smallest district of Pakistan and one of the 26 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Formerly a tribal area, it also became a settled area under Article 246 of the Constitution, when it officially became a district on 28th January 2011. Torghar is a district of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. It covers an area of 497 km2 (25,8125 acres) and is divided into 11 Union Cou
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Shangla

Shangla District is located in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The district headquarters are located at Alpuri. It was previously a subdivision of Swat District, but was upgraded to the status of a district on July 10, 1995 by the then Chief Minister Aftab Khan Sherpao. The total area of the district is 1,586 square kilometres. Shangla comprises of two sub divisions, Alpuri and Puran Tehsil.There are four (4)
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Mansehra

Mansehra District is in the Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Mansehra district and town are named after Man Singh, a leading general of Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is considered as an important tourist location due to Kaghan Valley area being located in the district and the Karakoram Highway passing through the district.
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Swabi

District Swabi is one the most populous district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Swabi is situated between the Indus river and kabul river.The people of Swabi are very hospitable,brave and hardworking,many legend belong to District Swabi.It is one the most Hostorical and Archaeological land in the World.Yousafzai are in majority and other tribes are Razar,Utman kheil,Jadoon,khattak and hindkyan(hindko speakers).A six lane motorway connecting Islamabad (capital of Pakistan) with Peshawar(KPK) pa
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Upper Kohistan

Kohistan (in Persian, meaning "land of mountains") has two distinct meanings in Pakistan. In Persian "koh" means "peak" and "ustaan" means province". While in Sanskrit Sthana means place.In its usual modern sense Kohistan District is an administrative district within Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province covering an area of 7,492 square kilometres (2,893 sq mi); it had a population of 472,570 at the 1998 Census. Geographically, Kohistan stretches from the border with Azad Kashmir in the east to
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Upper Dir

Upper Dir is one of the 26 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At the time of independence, Dir (princely state) was a state ruled by Nawab Shah Jehan Khan. It was merged with Pakistan in 1969 and later on declared as a district in 1970. In 1996, it was bifurcated into Upper and Lower Dir districts. This district is situated in the northern part of Pakistan. It borders Chitral district and Afghanistan on the north and North West and Swat district to the
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Tank

Tank is a southern district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The city of Tank is the capital of the district, which consists of Union Council City I and Union Council City II. There are totally sixteen Union councils of district Tank. Tank was formerly part (Tahsil) of district Dera Ismail Khan District. Tank is bounded by the districts of LakkiMarwat to the northeast, Dera Ismail Khan to the east and southeast, and South Waziristan to the southwest, west, and northwest. The clima
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Swat

Swat is a river valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. It is the upper valley of the Swat River, which rises in the Hindu Kush range. The capital of Swat is Saidu Sharif, but the main town in the Swat valley is Mingora. It was a princely state (see The Yusafzai State of Swat) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa until it was dissolved in 1969 along with many other princely states like Dir state 
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Nowshera

Nowshera (Pronounced “Nau Shaar” or “Nau Khaar” in Pashto, “Nu Shera” in Hindku and “Nowshera” in Urdu languages) is one of the most fertile, peaceful and strategically located central districts of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The district was a part of Afghanistan as Nowkhaar Province till it was annexed into British India via the Durand Line Agreement. The district was also part of the Peshawar Divisio
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Mardan

The name means the land of brave men.The district lies from 34° 05' to 34° 32' north latitudes and 71" 48' to 72° 25' east longitudes. It is bounded on the north by Buner district and Malakand protected area, on the east by Swabi and Buner districts, on the south by Nowshera district and on the west by Charsadda district and Malakand protected area. The total area of the district is 1632 square kilometers.Mardan district may broadly be divided into two parts, north eastern hilly area
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Malakand

The District was formed in 1970 as a Provincially Administered Tribal Area, It had previously been a tribal area known as the Malakand Protected Area, part of the Malakand Agency. From 1970 the district became part of Malakand Division. Malakand District lies in a strategically important position as it acts as a gateway to Bajaur, Lower Dir, Swat and Bunair. It is surrounded by mountains that were overgrown with different kinds of trees in the past, though they have a barren
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Lower Dir

Lower Dir is one of the 26 districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The district was formed in 1996, when the district of Dir was divided into Upper Dir and Lower Dir. Timergara city is the district headquarters and largest city. It mainly comprises the terrain drained by the Panj kora River and it’ affluent. Dir takes its name from the name of a village, Dir, which served as capital of the state during the Nawabs
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Bannu

Bannu District as formed by the British in 1861, is one of 26 districts that make up the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It borders North Waziristan to the northwest, Karak to the northeast, LakkiMarwat to the southeast, and South Waziristan to the southwest. It is represented in the provincial assembly by four MPAs. The district's main city is Bannu, The major industries of Bannu are cloth weaving
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Buner

Buner lies between 34-9 and 34-43 N latitude and 72-10 and 72-47 E longitude. It is bounded on the North by Swat District, on the West by Malakand Agency, on the South by Mardan District, and on the East by river Indus and Hazara Division. The region is encircled by hill on all side and is separated from Swat by a range of mountains. Elevation varies from 1200 ft in Totalai (Khudukhel) in the South to 9,550 ft of Dosara Peak in the North. The hilly tracks are enriched with mineral which has now
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Charsadda

Charsadda is located in the west of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is bounded by Malakand District on the north. Mardan district on the east, Nowshera and Peshawar districts on the south and the Mohmand Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas on the west. The district covers area of 996 square kilometers. Administration:- The district is administratively subdivided into two tehsils which contained a total of 46 Union Councils.
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Chitral

Chitral also spelled Chetrar, translated as field, is the capital of the Chitral District, situated on the western bank of the Chitral River (also called Kunar River), Now in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It also served as the capital of the princely state of Chitral until 1969. The town is at the foot of Tirich Mir, the highest peak of the Hindu Kush, which is 25,289 ft (7,708 m) high. It has a population of 20,000.The elevat
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Dera Ismail Khan

Dera Ismail Khan often abbreviated to D.I. Khan, is a city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. It is situated on the west bank of the Indus River, 200 miles (320 km) west of Lahore and 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Multan. The city is the capital of the district and tehsil of the same name. Dera Ismail Khan often abbreviated to D.I.Khan, is a city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. The t
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Battagram

Battagram obtained the status of district in July 1993 when it was upgraded from a Tehsil and separated from Mansehra District. Before Battagram obtained the status of district, it was a Tehsil of the Mansehra District. It has geographical borders with Kohistan District, the Tribal Area of Kala Dhaka (Black Mountain of Hazara),Shangla District and Malakand Division. The district consists of two sub-divisions or Tehsils, containing 20 in total.&nb
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Haripur

Haripur is the main city of the Haripur District in Hazara, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa in Pakistan, with Swabi and Buner to the west, some 65 km (40 mi) north of Islamabad and 35 km (22 mi) south of Abbottabad. It is located in a hilly plain area at an altitude of 520 m (1,706 ft). The city lies on the Karakoram Highway (N35). Many castes and tribes are living at Haripur including the Gakhars,Gujjars
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Kohat

Kohatis a medium sized town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The town centerson a British-era fort, various bazaars, and a military cantonment. A British-built narrow gauge railway runs through the town. Kohat Pass is to the north.
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