Peshawar Destrict

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Peshawar
پېښور
Destrict
Location o Peshawar Destrict (heichlichtit in yellae) athin the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa map
Location o Peshawar Destrict (heichlichtit in yellae) athin the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa map
Kintra  Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Caipital Peshawar
Aurie
 • Total 1,257 km2 (485 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 4,650,000
 • Density 1,606.3/km2 (4,160/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Peshawar (Pashto: پېښور‎) is a destrict in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province o Pakistan. Till diveesions wur abolished as pairt o local govrenment reforms in 2000 it wis pairt o Peshawar Diveesion. The ceety o Peshawar, as well as bein the provincial caipital, is the caipital o the destrict. The aurie o the destrict is 1,257 km2, an at the 1998 Pakistan Census it haed a population o 4,650,000 (up frae 1,113,303 at the previous 1981 Census).

Ceevic admeenistration o Peshawar Destrict[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unner the latest revision o Pakistan's admeenistrative structur, promulgated in 2001, Peshawar wis gien status as a ceety destrict, an dividit intae fower touns. Each toun in turn consists o a group o union cooncils (UCs).

Admeenistrative touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Peshawar Town I
  2. Peshawar Town II
  3. Peshawar Town III
  4. Peshawar Town IV

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cairt o Peshawer destrict

The destrict is representit in the provincial assembly bi eleiven electit MPAs who represent the follaein constituencies:[1]

  • PF-1 (Peshawar-1)
  • PF-2 (Peshawar-2)
  • PF-3 (Peshawar-3)
  • PF-4 (Peshawar-4)
  • PF-5 (Peshawar-5)
  • PF-6 (Peshawar-6)
  • PF-7 (Peshawar-7)
  • PF-8 (Peshawar-8)
  • PF-9 (Peshawar-9)
  • PF-10 (Peshawar-10)
  • PF-11 (Peshawar-11)

The destrict is representit in the provincial assembly bi twa electit MPAs who represent the follaein constituencies:[2]

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main leid o the destrict is Pashto, ither leids spoken in the destrict are leetit belaw:

Ither leids include Gojri, Kashmiri, Shina, Romani, Burushaski, Wakhi, Balti, Balochi, Brahui, Sindhi an Inglis (offeecial an uised in tourism).

Anerly Urdu an Inglis are foond as written leids in the ceety, wi Pashto tae a hintle smawer extent.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The oreeginal destrict o Peshawar wis a destrict o the North-wast Frontier Province o Breetish Indie.[3] At unthirldom in 1947 the auld Peshawar Destrict became Peshawar Diveesion, conteenin the current destrict o Peshawar.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Destricts o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Coordinates: 34°00′N 71°45′E / 34.000°N 71.750°E / 34.000; 71.750