Northwest Pakistan

Northwest Pakistan, now known as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, borders the to the north. The region has a varied landscape including rugged mountains, valleys, hills and dense agricultural farms.
Photo: Muhammad Akram Attari, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Popular Destinations

is a relatively prosperous frontier city in near the Pakistan-Afghan border, which gives it a distinct flavour. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of , north of on the Karakoram Highway. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the main route between and . Photo: Eaglesart1923, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Mardān is a city in the of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, . Photo: Adil Shah of Mardan, CC0.

Destinations

The Valley is a charming valley in the northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, , which is a popular tour destination. Photo: Power22, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, . Photo: Imranrashid26, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town situated on the in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, . Photo: Muhammad Zubair Zaibi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Chārsadda is a town and headquarters of , in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of . Photo: Zeeshan afand, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Hazara Region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

is a city in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of .

is a town in Upper District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, at an elevation of 1420 m.

is a well-developed resort complex and a popular picnic spot in District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Photo: Itsmahmed, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a popular tourist resort in the Kaghan Valley of located near the Saif-ul-Malook Lake. Photo: Kamranparacha, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kumrat, one of 's most beautiful valleys, is in the Upper Dir district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Photo: Salman486, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northwest Pakistan

Latitude of center
34.5° or 34° 30' north
Longitude of center
72° or 72° east
Population
20,200,000
Abbreviation
N.W.F.P.
Abbreviation
KP
Elevation
319 metres (1047 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316441052
Geo­Names ID
1168873
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Arabic: خيبر بختونخوا
  • Armenian: Խյբեր Փախթունխվա
  • Azerbaijani: Hayber-Paxtunxva
  • Azerbaijani: Xayber-Paxtunxva
  • Basque: Ipar-Mendebaldeko Muga Probintzia
  • Basque: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Belarusian: Хайбер-Пахтунхва
  • Belarusian: Хайбэр-Пахтунхва
  • Bengali: খাইবার পাখতুনখোয়া
  • Bhojpuri: ख़ैबर-पख़्तूनख़्वा
  • Bhojpuri: ख़ैबर पख़्तूनख़्वा
  • Bhojpuri: खैबर पख्तूनख्वा
  • Bhojpuri: फ्रंटियर
  • Bhojpuri: सरहद
  • Bhojpuri: सरहदी सूबा
  • Bulgarian: Северозападна погранична провинция
  • Bulgarian: Хайбер Пахтунхва
  • Catalan: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Catalan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Catalan: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
  • Catalan: Província de Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Cebuano: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
  • Chinese: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Séng
  • Chinese: 开伯尔-普什图省
  • Chinese: 开伯尔-普赫图赫瓦省
  • Chinese: 西北边境省
  • Chinese: 西北边省
  • Chinese: 西北邊境省
  • Chinese: 開伯爾-普什圖省
  • Croatian: Hajber Pahtunva
  • Czech: Chajbar Paštúnchwá
  • Czech: Severozápadní pohraniční provincie
  • Danish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Dimli (individual language): Xeyber Paxtunxwa
  • Dimli (individual language): Xeyber Pextunxwa
  • Dutch: Afghania
  • Dutch: Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa
  • Dutch: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Dutch: Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
  • Dutch: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Dutch: Noordwestelijke Grensprovincie
  • Dutch: Noordwestelijke Grensprovincie van Pakistan
  • Dutch: Pakhtoonkhwa
  • Dutch: Pakhtunkhwa
  • English: KP
  • English: KPK
  • English: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • English: North-West Frontier Province
  • English: Sarhad Province
  • Esperanto: Ĥajber-Paŝtulando
  • Estonian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Estonian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provints
  • Estonian: Loodepiiriprovints
  • Fiji Hindi: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Finnish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Finnish: Luoteismaakunta
  • Finnish: Luoteisprovinssi
  • French: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • French: Pakistan du Nord-Ouest
  • French: Province de Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Georgian: ხაიბერ-პახტუნხვა
  • German: Khyber-Pakthunkhwa
  • German: Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa
  • German: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Hebrew: ח'ייבר פח'טונח'ווה
  • Hebrew: מחוז הספר הצפון-מערבי
  • Hebrew: מחוז הספר הצפון מערבי
  • Hindi: उत्तर पश्चिम सीमांत प्रान्त
  • Hindi: उत्तर पश्चिमी सीमांत प्रांत
  • Hindi: उत्तर पश्चिमी सीमा प्रान्त
  • Hindi: ख़ेबर पख़तुन्ख़वा
  • Hindi: ख़ैबर-पख़्तूनख़्वा
  • Hindi: ख़ैबर पख़्तूनख़्वा
  • Hindi: ख़ैबर​-पख़्तूनख़्वा
  • Hindi: खैबर-पख़्तूनख्वा
  • Hindi: पाकिस्तान का उत्तर पश्चिम सीमांत प्रान्त
  • Hungarian: Hajber-Pahtunhva
  • Hungarian: Északnyugati határtartomány
  • Indonesian: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Indonesian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Indonesian: Propinsi Barat Laut
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Perbatasan Barat Laut
  • Italian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Italian: Pakhtunkhwa
  • Italian: Sarhad
  • Japanese: カイバル・パクトゥンクワ
  • Japanese: カイバル・パクトゥンクワ州
  • Japanese: 北西辺境州
  • Kashmiri: خیبر پختونخوا
  • Korean: 노스웨스트프런티어 주
  • Korean: 북서 변경 주
  • Korean: 북서변경 주
  • Korean: 카이베르 파크툰크와 주
  • Korean: 카이베르파크툰크와주
  • Latvian: Haibara Pahtūnhva
  • Latvian: Ziemeļrietumu pierobežas province
  • Lithuanian: Chaiber Pachtunchva
  • Lithuanian: Chaiberas-Pachtunchva
  • Lithuanian: Chaiberis-Pachtunchva
  • Lithuanian: Chyber Pachtunchva
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės vakarų pasienio provincija
  • Maithili: खैबर-पख्तुनख्वा
  • Malay: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malay: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Malay: Provinsi Perbatasan Barat Laut
  • Malay: Wilayah Perbatasan Barat Laut
  • Malay: Wilayah Sempadan Barat Laut
  • Malayalam: ഖൈബർ പഖ്തുൻഖ്വ
  • Marathi: खैबर पख्तूनख्वा
  • Marathi: नॉर्थवेस्ट फ्रंटियर प्रॉव्हिन्स
  • Marathi: वायव्य सरहद्दी प्रांत
  • Min Nan Chinese: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Mingrelian: ხაიბერ-პახტუნხვა
  • Nepali: खैबर पख्तुनख्वा
  • Norwegian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Norwegian: Nordvestlige Grenseprovins
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nordvestlige Grenseprovins
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den nordvestlege grenseprovinsen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den nordvestre grenseprovinsen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nordvestlege Grenseprovins
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: North-West Frontier Province
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: North West Frontier Province
  • Ossetian: Хайбер-Пахтунхва
  • Panjabi: ਖ਼ੈਬਰ ਪਖ਼ਤੁਨਖ਼ਵਾ
  • Panjabi: ਖ਼ੈਬਰ ਪਖ਼ਤੋਨਖ਼ਵਾ
  • Persian: استان خیبر پختونخوا
  • Persian: استان شمالغربی مرزی
  • Persian: استان مرزی شمال غربی
  • Persian: استان مرزی شمال غربی پاکستان
  • Persian: ایالت سرحد
  • Persian: ایالت سرحدی شمال غربی
  • Persian: ایالت مرزی شمال غربی
  • Persian: ایالت مرزی شمال غربی پاکستان
  • Persian: خیبر پختونخوا
  • Polish: Chajber Pachtunchwa
  • Polish: Chajber Pasztunchwa
  • Polish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Polish: Pakhtunkhwa
  • Polish: Północno-Zachodnia Prowincja Pograniczna
  • Portuguese: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Portuguese: Província da Fronteira Noroeste
  • Pushto: خيبر پښتونخوا
  • Pushto: خیبر پښتونخوا
  • Pushto: پښتونخوا
  • Romanian: KP
  • Romanian: KPK
  • Romanian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Russian: Северо-Западная пограничная провинция
  • Russian: Северо-западная приграничная провинция
  • Russian: Хайбер-Пахтунхва
  • Russian: Шархад
  • Santali: ᱠᱷᱚᱭᱵᱚᱨ ᱯᱟᱠᱷᱛᱩᱱᱠᱷᱣᱟ
  • Saraiki: خیبرپختونخواہ
  • Scots: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Serbian: Hajber-Pahtunva
  • Serbian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Serbian: Северозападна гранична провинција
  • Serbian: Хајбер-Пахтунва
  • Serbian: Хајбер-Пахтунхва
  • Sindhi: خيبر پختونخوا
  • South Azerbaijani: خیبر پختونخوا
  • Spanish: Afgania
  • Spanish: Jaiber Pajtunjua
  • Spanish: Jaiber Pajtunjuá
  • Spanish: Jaiber Pastunjua
  • Spanish: Jaiber Pastunjuá
  • Spanish: Jaiber Pujtunjua
  • Spanish: Jaibér Pastunjuá
  • Spanish: Jiber-Pajtunjua
  • Spanish: Jiber-Pajtunjuá
  • Spanish: Jáiber Pujtunjua
  • Spanish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Spanish: Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
  • Spanish: Pakhtunkhwa
  • Spanish: Provincia de Jaiber Pastunjua
  • Spanish: Provincia de Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Spanish: Pujtunjua
  • Spanish: Pukhtunkhwa
  • Swedish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Swedish: Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
  • Swedish: Nordvästra gränsprovinsen
  • Swedish: Nordvästra gränsprovinserna
  • Tajik: Хайбар Паштунчво
  • Tajik: Хайбер-Пахтунхва
  • Tajik: Хайбер-Пухтунхво
  • Tamil: கைபர் பக்துன்வா மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடமேற்கு எல்லைபுற மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடமேற்கு எல்லைப்புற மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடமேற்கு எல்லை மாகாணம்
  • Thai: แคว้นไคเบอร์ปัคตูนควา
  • Turkish: Hayber-Pahtunhva
  • Turkish: Hayber Pahtunhva
  • Turkish: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Turkish: Kuzeybatı Sınır Eyaleti
  • Ukrainian: Хайбер-Пахтунхва
  • Urdu: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Urdu: N.W.F.P
  • Urdu: NWFP
  • Urdu: Sarhad
  • Urdu: آزاد جممو اور کشمیر
  • Urdu: خیبرپختونخوا
  • Urdu: خیبر پختونخوا
  • Urdu: خیبر پختون خوا
  • Urdu: خیبر پختون خواہ, Khaībar Pakhtūnkhwā
  • Urdu: سرحد
  • Urdu: شمال مغربی سرحدی صوبہ
  • Urdu: صوبھ سرحد
  • Urdu: صوبہ خيبرپختونخواہ
  • Urdu: صوبہ خیبر پختونخوا
  • Urdu: صوبہ خیبر پختونخواہ
  • Urdu: صوبہ سرحد
  • Urdu: صوبۂ سرحد
  • Uzbek: Shimoliy-gʻarbiy chegara viloyati
  • Venetian: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Vietnamese: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Vietnamese: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Waray (Philippines): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Welsh: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
  • Welsh: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Welsh: Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
  • Welsh: NWFP
  • Welsh: Talaith Ffin y Gogledd-orllewin
  • Western Panjabi: خیبر پختونخوا
  • Western Panjabi: خیبر پختونخواہ
  • Western Panjabi: سرحد
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ سرحد
  • Wu Chinese: 开伯尔-普什图省
  • Yue Chinese: 西北邊境省
  • Khyber Paktoonkhwa
  • North-West Frontier
  • खाइबर पख्तुनख्वा

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