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Peshawar info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +5 hours (Asia/Karachi)

Population:
1,218,773

Coordinates:
34.008, 71.57849

Region:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
Pakistan

ISO code:
PK, PAK, 586

Fips code:
PK

Phone code:
92

Country area:
803,940 km2

Country population:
184,404,791

Currency:
PKR

Language:
ur

Other information:

Peshawar (Urdu: پشاور‬‎ pronunciation ; Pashto: پیشور‬‎ pronunciation ; Hindko: پشور‬‎) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Situated in the broad Valley of Peshawar near the eastern end of the historic Khyber Pass, close to the border with Afghanistan, Peshawar's recorded history dates back to at least 539 BCE, making it the oldest city in Pakistan and one of the oldest cities in the world. Peshawar was the capital of the ancient Kushan Empire, and was home to what may have been the tallest building in the ancient world, the Kanishka stupa. Peshawar was then sacked by the White Huns, before the arrival of Muslim empires. The city was an important trading centre during the Mughal era before serving as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire from 1757 until the city was captured by the Sikhs in 1818, who were then followed by the British in 1849. The city of Peshawar has a population of 1,970,042 according to the 2017 census, making it the largest city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the sixth-largest in Pakistan, while Peshawar District has a population of 4,269,079. Read more in wiki.



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