in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
- Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Taxila (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Rohtas Fort (Unesco heritage, 123 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 34.198 and 72.050 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 34° 11' 52" and E 72° 2' 58"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - PKR
- Spoken languages:
- Urdu, English, Panjabi, Sindhi, Pushto
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:42 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Karachi
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:53 am and 5:57 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Pakistan. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with it's 300,424 inhabitants is located in Pakistan about 66 mi (or 106 km) north-west of Islamabad, the country's capital.
Local time in Mardan is now 10:42 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Mardan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Pakistan is Peshawar International Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 54 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Pakistan is Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), North-West.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nowshera, Charsadda, Malakand, Swabi and Peshawar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
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Flood Mardan 29/7/2010 Part 2 Hoti, Pirano Daga, Kalpani River Mardan
Pirano Dagaa, Kalpani Water flood http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OerVe8Pz3yA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR4EhrbGEug Affected Areas: Mardan, Swat , Madyan, Nowshera(Now-khaar), ...
Heavy rainfall in Mardan Pakistan.
The canals are filled with water lately. I fear for cities and towns down side. Recently a flood warning was issued by OVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT FLOOD ...
ARMY VEHICLES CRUSHED BY TALIBANS.(mardan)
I WAS GOIN FOR SHOPING AND I CAPTURED IT. U CAN SEE SOME OF THE VEHICLS OF ARMY ARE WRECKED. THE INJURED SOLDIERS ARE ALSO IN STREE. KINDLY LEAVE UR ...
Film in Mardan Bijlighar
Khursheed Khan Model and Actor Risk movie of 2014 https://www.facebook.com/Khursheedkhanfans.
al bilal public school magic show.flv
Magic Show - Al Bilal Public School Kass Koroona, Mardan. on 25 October 2011.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Takht Bhai (or Takht Bahi) is a Buddhist monastic complex dating to the 1st century BCE. The complex is regarded by archaeologists as being particularly representative of the architecture of Buddhist monastic centers from its era. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. The word Takht Bhai may have different explanations. In Sanskrit, takht means "well" and bhai means "on a high surface", so the whole word means "well on a high surface". In Persian, takht means "throne".
Risalpur is a city in Nowshera District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, on the Nowshera-Mardan Road. It is nearly 45 km from Peshawar and 15 km from Mardan and is located at 34°4'52N 71°58'21E. In a basin some 1014 feet above sea level, it is bounded on the south and west by the Kabul and Kalpani rivers, respectively. The famous Khyber Pass lies 90 kilometers to the north. Risalpur is known as "Home of Eagles" and "Home of Sappers".
Pakistan Air Force Academy
The Pakistan Air Force Academy (PAFA) is an accredited co-educational four-year military academy which provides undergraduate education to officer candidates for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). Located in the town of Risalpur in Nowshera District of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwestern Pakistan, it is a premier cadet training institution of the Pakistan Air Force which offers academic professional degrees.
Sawal Dher is an historic village in Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, that contains the remains of an ancient city. The village is located 10 kilometers southwest of Katlang-Jamal Ghari, most of the relics of this site are now in Museum. This site is situated at a distance of 4 kilometers in the southwest of Jamal Garhi. Most of the sculptures of this monastery are preserved in Peshawar and Lahore Museums. It is 19 km away from the district capital Mardan.
Seri Bahlol (or Sehri Bahlol) is located near Takht Bhai, about 70 kilometres north-west of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan.
Roda is a village and one of the 51 Union Councils (administrative subdivisions) of Khushab District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Khushab Tehsil and is located at 32°4'26N 72°5'60E lying to the south-west of Khushab city.
Rashakai is a small town located along the Nowshera-Mardan road, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
Dosehra is a town and union council of Charsadda District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°8'37N 71°54'22E and has an altitude of 258 metres (938 feet).
Bala Garhi is a town and union council of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°14'0N 72°9'0E and has an altitude of 302 metres (994 feet).
Chamtar is a town and union council of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°10'47N 71°59'2E and has an altitude of 286 metres (941 feet).
Garhi Daulatzai is a town and union council of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°12'0N 72°10'0E and has an altitude of 294 metres (967 feet).
Garhi Ismail Zai
Garhi Ismail Zai is a town and union council in Mardan District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. It is located at 34°12'0N 72°10'0E and has an altitude of 294 metres (967 feet).
Garyala is a town and union council in Mardan District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. It is located at 34°16'0N 72°13'0E and has an altitude of 317 metres (1043 feet).
Takkar is a village and union council of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located at 34°17′18N 71°53′50E and has an altitude of 338 metres . Takkar is a historical village of District Mardan, 20 kilometres away from Mardan city towards the North-West.
Gujar Garhi is a village and union council in Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is located at 34°14'0N 72°1'0E and has an altitude of 298m (980 feet).
Jalala is a village and union council in Mardan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is located at 34°20'8N 71°54'10E and has an altitude of 339m (1115 feet). Jalala is situated about 20 km north from Mardan. The Malakand road leads through the village linking the Swat Valley to Mardan and Peshawar. Jalala is named after two brothers “Jalal Khan and Kamal Khan”. At the time of British Empire, there was a long bazaar, Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs shopkeepers were living side by side.
Saro Shah or Saro is a town and union council in Mardan District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa[Saro Shah is about 5 km from Takht Bhai (or Takht Bahi) which is a Buddhist monastic complex dating to the 1st century BCE. ... The ruins are located about 15 kilometers from Mardan in Pakistan]. It is located at 34°14'9N 71°54'30E and has an altitude of 316 metres (1040 feet).
Baghdada is a town of Mardan District in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is on two important roads, one leading to Swabi and the other to Swat and Chitral.
Jamal Garhai is situated at 13 kilometers from Mardan city. It is situated in the middle of Takhtbai and Shahbaz Garha at an equal distance of 12 kilometers from each side. This site is funded by Government of Japan and to some extent by UNESCO. The team of experts from Japan and Pakistan work together on this site. A company Sappers and Miners explored this site first. In 1836 Sikh General made it Gandaparas. This site was explored in 1876 first and later on in 1910-1911 excavation was done.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Mardan.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mardan, Mardān, مردان, Mardanas, Мардан, 馬爾丹