Quick/Short view of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Peshawar is the Capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Peshawar is largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 1998 census was the 9th
largest city of Pakistan & also the economic hub of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
According to provincial results of 2017 census Population: 30,523,371
The provincial language is Pushto spoken by the Majority as first language. Urdu is the national language widely spoken as a second language. English is the official language of KP and mainly used for Official and literary purpose.
Most of the inhabitants of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa profess Islam, with a Sunni majority and significant minorities of Shias and Ismailis, . Many of the Kalasha of Southern Chitral still retain their ancient Animist/Shamanist religion. There are very small communities of Hindus, Christians and Sikhs.
Latitude & Longitude 34.0000° North, 71.3200° East Area: 74,521 km²
North-East (Gilgite Balkistan)
East (Azad Kashmir)
The climate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa varies immensely for a region of its size, encompassing most of the many climate types found in KP. The climate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa can broadly be classified as a tropical monsoon one. But, in spite of much of the northern part of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lying beyond the tropical zone, the entire province has a tropical climate marked by relatively high temperatures and dry winters. There are four seasons:
Principal seasonal Crops & Fruits
The province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is spread over 12.77 percent of the total area of Pakistan with the cultivated area of 1.65 million hectares. It’s plain areas are very fertile and some of the hilly areas also produce good crops. The major crops & Fruits of the region are
Crops: - Rice, Maize, Jowar(corn), Pulses, Sugarcane, Cotton, Chilies, Wheat, Barley, Tobacco,
Fruits: - Peach, Plum, Pear, Apricot, Pomegranate other fruits,
Allah has gifted KP with a lot of natural resources like gas, Oil fields, mines of marble, Gems Stone, Emeralds etc., Wood (largest producer in Pakistan, Sui Gas, Uranium, Electricity, salt, lithium, Steel, coila,etc.
Monsoon floods, flash floods, earthquakes, and landslides.
Radio Stations : Radio Pakistan Peshawar
Mashriq News, Khyber News Etc
Places of Tourist interest in Peshawar, Abbotabad, Kaghan Naran,Swat, Bahran, Madain, Malam Jabba, Buner, Chitral,Laram Ghar Kumrat etc