Peshawar

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Peshawar

Pashto: پېښور
Hindko: پيشور
Urdu: پشاور
Ceety Destrict
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Coordinates: 34°01′N 71°35′E / 34.017°N 71.583°E / 34.017; 71.583
KintraPakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
DestrictPeshawar Destrict
Union Cooncils25
Govrenment
 • Nazim (Empress)Asya Abbas (ANP)
Area
 • Total1257 km2 (485 sq mi)
Elevation
359 m (1,178 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total3,625,000
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Area code(s)091

Peshawar (Pashto: پېښورPex̌awar; Hindko: پيشور Pishōr; Urdu: پشاورPishāwar Urdu Aboot this soondpronunciation ), 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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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 frae the original on 30 October 2007. Retrieved 12 December 2007.
  3. "Administrative System". Government of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Retrieved 12 December 2007.
  4. Umer Farooq (6 Januar 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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