Peshawar
in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
34.008 and 71.578 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 34° 0' 28" and E 71° 34' 42"
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: 12:37 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Karachi
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:40 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Pakistan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,7 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: 2019-08-21 07:24:13

Delve into Peshawar

Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with it's 1,218,773 habitants is a city located in Pakistan about 86 mi (or 139 km) west of Islamabad, the country's capital town.

Current time in Peshawar is now 12:37 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 9 airports closer to Peshawar, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Pakistan is Peshawar International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two 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 30 mi (or 49 km), North-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Charsadda, Nowshera, Kohat, Mardan and Malakand. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 95 °F

Morning Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Evening Temperature 36°C / 97 °F
Night Temperature 31°C / 89 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 27%
Air Pressure 1003.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

34°C (93 °F)
32°C (90 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

33°C (92 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

35°C (95 °F)
34°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Pearl Continental Peshawar

Address
1,0 mi
Khyber Road
25000 Peshawar
Pakistan

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Hair Transplant in Peshawar Cost Experience Reviews about Dr.Ahmad Chaudhry

Published: May 20, 2011
Length: 20:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ahmad Chaudhry

CLICK http://www.cosmoder.com +92-333-430-99 99 Hair Transplant in Peshawar? Cheap hair transplant Peshawar? Best hair transplant Surgeon Peshawar?Best hair transplantation Peshawar?


Qadeemi Juloos 19 Ramzan, Noha Khwani By Ali Safdar New 2012 Peshawar

Published: August 24, 2012
Length: 45:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kazmi king

Held In Qadeemi Imambargah Agha Syed Chan Pir Shah Kazmi Almashadi Sarkar In Peshawar City.. Ali Safdar New Nohay 2012-2013 ,, Me Intekam lunga ,,, Bismillah sain bismillah,,, aye Kash aye...


Haider Shah Peshawar Zanjir Zani By Rashid (rashad_as@yahoo.com) 28-12-2009 -1

Published: December 28, 2009
Length: 16:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ays123456789

By : Rashid (rashad_as@yahoo.com)


Heavy storm in peshawar

Published: May 31, 2012
Length: 53:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: peshpeshy poo

It was very dusty and heavy storm in peshawar on 30th May 2012. we were on our way to Sadar peshawar for shopping..


eid ul uzha bhens ki qurbani in peshawar by faizan khan

Published: August 03, 2014
Length: 00:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: muhammad faizan Khan

this is eid a lovely eid day in 2013 in jathan inside yakatoot.


Body Slimmer in Peshawar call 03137332655

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: naeem raja

When those wonder creams aren't working and spa treatments are too costly, it's best to invest in a machine Body Slimmer which does the job for you. With blunt grid edges gently working...


Edwardes College Peshawar

Published: February 03, 2010
Length: 19:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Zia Rehman


Pir sohawa Islamabad 2012

Published: November 19, 2012
Length: 32:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aziz wali

This video is recorded in on 12, April 2012, Me and my friends ( Pakturkians) went on a trip to Islamabad. Azizwali, Saad mehsud, Nouman khan, Salman khan, Khalil zazai, Osama afzal. we all...


Pakistan: See Pakistan's all-female terrorist fighting force in training

Published: April 13, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RuptlyTV

The first batch of women police in 102 years to fight for the Frontier Constabulary in the traditional northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), trained to fight Taliban militants...


Nadeem Sarwar - Hum Dekhain Ge - (3/25) Shab Bedari 2006

Published: April 26, 2008
Length: 15:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HaiderImran

Syed Nadeem Raza Sarwar at Imambargah Hussainia Hall, Saddar, Peshawar (2006)


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

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.

Islamia College University

Islamia College is a renowned educational institution located in the city of Peshawar in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It was founded in October 1913 by regional leader Nawab Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum and then Chief Commissioner of the province Sir George Roos-Keppel in an effort to provide quality education to the region's youth. Today, the college educates its students in arts, humanities and modern sciences.

Located at 33.9996, 71.4759 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Peshawar District, Islamia College University, Education in Peshawar

Latifabad

Latifabad, Sindhi: لطيف آباد) is a town in the southern suburbs of the city of Hyderabad, in Sindh, Pakistan.

Located at 34.0333, 71.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods of Hyderabad, Sindh

Hayatabad

Hayatabad is a modern suburb on the south-western fringe of Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It was named after Hayat Sherpao, former Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and a notable leader of Pakistan Peoples Party. It is close to the Khyber Agency which leads to Khyber Pass, a prominent route through the Hindu Kush mountains to Landi Kotal, the highest point of the pass, and the Afghan border.

Located at 33.9861, 71.4569 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Peshawar District

Bacha Khan International Airport

Bacha Khan International Airport, previously called Peshawar International Airport, is an international airport located in the city of Peshawar in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Located about a 10-minute drive from the centre of Peshawar, it is the fourth busiest airport in Pakistan. One unusual feature is that one end of the main runway is crossed by a railway line -- the seldom-used Khyber train safari to Landi Kotal in the Khyber Pass.

Located at 33.9939, 71.5147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Peshawar, Peshawar

Lady Reading Hospital

The Lady Reading Hospital is located at Peshawar in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan. It is one of the most important Post Graduate Medical Institute in Pakistan. It is also called loye (big) huspatal (hospital) and Gernali Huspatal. It is named after Lady Reading, the wife of the Viceroy of India, Lord Reading. It is the biggest hospital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province providing tertiary care facilities.

Located at 34.0167, 71.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hospitals in Pakistan, Peshawar, Hospitals established in 1924, 1924 establishments in India

Bala Hissar, Peshawar

Bala Hissar is one of the most historic places of Peshawar. The word Bala Hissar is from Dari Persian, meaning, “elevated or high fort”. The name was given by the Pashtun King Timur Shah Durrani (1773–1793), who used the fort as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire, with the summer capital being in Kabul. The Sikh empire who conquered Peshawar in the early 19th century named it Samir Garh in 1834 but the name did not become popular.

Located at 34.0128, 71.5697 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Pakistan, Forts in Pakistan, Peshawar, Sikh places

Arbab Niaz Stadium

Arbab Niaz Stadium is a Test cricket ground in Peshawar, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It replaced the Peshawar Club Ground as the home ground for the Peshawar cricket team in 1985. The ground has hosted 17 ODIs since 1984 (including two where no play was possible), and seven Test matches since 1995, most recently in 2003. The ground has a seating capacity of 20,000.

Located at 34.0216, 71.5784 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Test cricket grounds in Pakistan, Peshawar, Stadiums in Pakistan, Cricket grounds in Pakistan

Kotla Mohsin Khan

Kotla Mohsin Khan was constructed in the mid-16th century in the old city of Peshawar, and today consists of two domed tombs and the famous majestic gateway, it was also the residence of Mazullah Khan, a 17th century Pashto poet. The last Mughal governor, Nawab Nasir Khan welcomed the Afghan King, Mohammed Nadir Shah and gifted him the key to Peshawar in 1741 when he visited the city. This signaled the end of the Mughal Empire in Peshawar.

Located at 33.987, 71.551 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Pakistan

Mohabbat Khan Mosque

The Mahabat Khan Mosque is a 17th century mosque in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is named after the Mughal governor of Peshawar Nawab Mahabat Khan who served under Emperors Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb and who was the grandson of Nawab Dadan Khan (who had been governor of Lahore). The name of the Masjid and the governor who built is consistently mispronounced as 'Muhabbat Khan' ('Love Khan') by the public instead of 'Mahabat Khan' ('Awe-inspiring Khan'). The Mosque was built in 1630.

Located at 34.0167, 71.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Peshawar, Peshawar, Mughal architecture, Islamic architecture

Kanishka stupa

The Kanishka stupa was a monumental stupa established by the Kushan king Kanishka during the 2nd century CE in today's Shah-ji-Dheri on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. The stupa was described by Chinese pilgrims in the 7th century as the tallest stupa in all India. Archaeologists have examined the remains of the structure and determined that it had a diameter of 286 feet.

Located at 33.9992, 71.5919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Stupas, Stupas in Pakistan, Buddhism in Pakistan, Kushan Empire, Peshawar

Khyber Teaching Hospital

Khyber Teaching Hospital is a university hospital of Khyber Medical College in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. KTH is one of the largest hospitals in the country. It is a tertiary health care facility serving a large population of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). The more than 500-bedded hospital has most of the major and minor medical and surgical departments.

Located at 33.9964, 71.4864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hospitals in Pakistan, Peshawar, Hospitals established in 1976

Islamia Colony

Islamia Colony is one of the neighbourhoods of S.I.T.E. Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. There are several ethnic groups in Islamia Colony including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis, etc. Over 99% of the population is Muslim. The population of S.I.T.E. Town is estimated to be nearly one million.

Located at 34, 71.4667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods of Karachi, SITE Town

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly (formerly NWFP) is the unicameral legislative body of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. It was established under Article 106 of the Constitution of the Pakistan. The assembly has 124 elected members, 99 regular seats, 22 seats reserved for women and 3 seats for Non-Muslims.

Located at 34.0139, 71.5658 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Pakistan, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Provincial Assemblies of Pakistan, Unicameral legislatures

PAF Base Peshawar

PAF Base Peshawar is an airbase of the Pakistan Air Force located in Peshawar, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is the site of PAF's Northern Air Command, located immediately to the east of Peshawar International Airport, which is shared by civil aviation flights and military flights. On December 9, 2007, an unidentified party fired four rockets, two of which landed near the PAF Airbase and two landed in the vacant ground near the Peshawar International Airport.

Located at 33.9944, 71.5289 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Pakistan Air Force bases, Airports in Peshawar, Military installations of Pakistan

Badaber Uprising

Badaber Uprising was an armed uprising staged by Soviet and Afghan prisoners of war held at the Badaber fortress-jail in Pakistan on April 26 and 27, 1985. Against much larger forces of Pakistan's regular army and the Afghan mujahideen from the Jamiat-e Islami party, the captives' attempted to liberate themselves failed. As a result of the artillery shelling of the Badaber prison, all the prisoners of war were killed in this two day uprising.

Located at 33.9579, 71.5737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1985 in Pakistan, Afghanistan–Soviet Union relations, Battles involving Afghanistan, Battles involving Pakistan, Battles involving the Soviet Union, Conflicts in 1985, Military prisoner abuse scandals, Pakistan–Soviet Union relations, Prison uprisings, Soviet war in Afghanistan, History of Peshawar, Afghanistan–Pakistan relations

Chamkani (Pakistan)

Chamkani is not only the name of a village In fact, Chamknai is a subtribe of Pashto speaking people. This tribe belongs to Afghanistan. "Khalid Bin Waleed" is also associated with this tribe. Originally the name was Samkani but later on it changed to Sokani/Sokano and finally Chamkani. Its people are called Sokaniwaal or Chamkanian. Part of Chamkani is also exists in Afghanistan (Paktia) province which is the origin.

Located at 34, 71.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Peshawar District

Peshawar Cantonment railway station

Peshawar Cantonment Railway Station (often abbreviated as Peshawar Cantt) is the principal railway station in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is located on Saddar Road. The Station is staffed and has a booking office.

Located at 34.0028, 71.5506 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Peshawar, Railway stations in Peshawar District

Abasyn University

Abasyn University {{#invoke:InfoboxImage|InfoboxImage|image=|size=|sizedefault=frameless|alt=}}Motto Building a nationwide knowledge Community through quality educationEstablished 2007Chancellor Muhammad Imran UllahVice-Chancellor DR Jamil AhmadStudents 2000+Location Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanGreenFormer names Abasyn Institute of Management SciencesWebsite http://www. abasyn. edu.

Located at 34.0353, 71.589 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1998

Ilyasabad

Ilyasabad is a town in the southern suburbs of the city of Hyderabad, in Sindh, Pakistan.

Located at 34.0333, 71.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods of Hyderabad, Sindh

Noorani Basti

Noorani Basti is a locality of Hyderabad, in Sindh, Pakistan.

Located at 34.0333, 71.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighbourhoods of Hyderabad, Sindh

28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing

The 28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing occurred in Peshawar, Pakistan, when a car bomb was detonated in a Mina Bazar (Market for women and children) of the city. The bomb killed 137 people and injured more than 200 others, making it the deadliest attack in Peshawar's history. Pakistani government officials believe the Taliban to be responsible, but both Taliban and Al-Qaeda sources have denied involvement in the attack. The incident drew harsh international criticism.

Located at 34.0087, 71.5756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2009, Car and truck bombings in Pakistan, Attacks on marketplaces, Mass murder in 2009

2010 Peshawar bombing

The 19 April 2010 Peshawar bombing was a suicide bombing that occurred in a marketplace in Peshawar, Pakistan on 19 April 2010. At least 25 people died. The blast, which happened in Qissa Khawani market, killed Dost Muhammad, who was the local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami and was leading a protest against Load shedding. The attack happened at about 6:30 pm local time. The attack also appeared to target a senior police officer Gulfat Hussein a shia.

Located at 34.0238, 71.621 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mass murder in 2010, Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2010, Suicide bombings in Pakistan

Peshawar Air Station

Peshawar Air Station is a former United States Air Force Security Service listening post, used by the 6937th Communications Group from 1958 until January 7, 1970, when the facility was formally closed. It was located in Badaber, a remote area about 4 miles south of the city of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Located at 33.9579, 71.5737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Peshawar, Defunct airports in Pakistan, Stations of the United States Air Force, Central Intelligence Agency operations, Military facilities of the United States in Pakistan

Gulbahar Colony

Gulbahar Colony is a residential area in southern Faisalabad, Pakistan. The famous Satyana Road passes on eastern side of colony. Besides, it is bounded by Batala Colony in the north, Garden Colony in the west and Muhammad Abad on its south. "Gates" pronounced as "Getaan" fall on NE of this colony. Although "Gates" no more exist but the place is still known after its old name.

Located at 34, 71.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Faisalabad District, Faisalabad District

Faqeerabad, Peshawar

Faqeerabad (commonly known as Faqirabad) is a neighbourhood of New Peshawar, Pakistan. It used to be a posh neighbourhood, but following an influx of Afghan refuges and Internally Displaced People (IDP), the area lost its charm and now resembles old Peshawar. Faqeerabad (Faqirabad) consists of Zaryab Colony, Afghan colony, Ashrafia Colony, Shakirabad, Zaheerabad and Shahi Bagh.

Located at 34.0196, 71.5835 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Peshawar

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Peshawar.

Other districts

These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Peshawar.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Peshawar.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Peshawar, Pesjawar, بيشاور, Pişəvər, Горад Пешавар, Пешавар, পেশাওয়ার, Péšávar, Peschawar, Πεσαβάρ, Peŝavaro, پیشاور, פשאוור, पेशावर, Pesavar, Փեշավար, PEW, ペシャーワル, პეშავარი, 페샤와르, Pešavaras, Pešāvara, പെഷവാർ, ਪੇਸ਼ਾਵਰ, Peszawar, پشاور, پېښور, Pexauar, பெசாவர், เปศวาร์, Peşaver, پېشاۋار, Peshovar, 白沙瓦