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Peshawar
Pashto: پېښور
Hindko: پيشور
Urdu: پشاور
Ceety Destrict
Peshawar is located in Pakistan
Peshawar
Peshawar
Location athin Pakistan
Coordinates: 34°01′N 71°35′E / 34.017°N 71.583°E / 34.017; 71.583
Kintra Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Destrict Peshawar Destrict
Union Cooncils 25
Government
 • Nazim (Empress) Asya Abbas (ANP)
Area
 • Total 1,257 km2 (485 sq mi)
Elevation 359 m (1,178 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 3,625,000
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 091

Peshawar (Pashto: پېښورPex̌awar; Hindko: پيشور Pishōr; Urdu: پشاور Pishāwar Urdu Aboot this soond pronunciation ), kent as Pekhawar an aw, is the caipital o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (umwhile kent as the North-Wast Frontier Province),[2] an the admeenistrative centre an economic hub for the Federally Admeenistered Tribal Auries o Pakistan.[3] Peshawar is situatit in a lairge glen near the eastren end o the Khyber Pass, close tae the Pak-Afghan border. Kent as "Ceety on the Frontier", Peshawar's strategic location on the crossroads o Central Asie an Sooth Asie haes made it ane o the maist culturally vibrant an lively ceeties in the greater region. Peshawar is irrigatit bi various canals o the Kabul River an bi its richt tributar, the Bara River.

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  1. Stefan Helders (2005). "Pakistan: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Stefan Helders. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  2. "NWFP Introduction". Government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Archived from the original on 2007-10-30. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  3. "Administrative System". Government of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Retrieved 2007-12-12. 
  4. Umer Farooq (6 January 2012). "Indonesia seeking to enhance trade with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa". The Express Tribune. The Express Tribune News Network. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 

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