(,) lies between the Indus River
and Kabul River
, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
. Its residents are referred to as 'Swabva'l
.' It is the fourth most populous district of the province. The Mandanr Yusufzai subsection of the Yousafzai
clan of the Pukhtoons
form a majority of the districts population.
is a cash crop
of Swabi, along with vegetables
, sugar cane
. Its climate is well suited for citrus
in particular, but many other fruits like watermelon
are also grown there.
It also boasts one of the most prestigious institutions of Pakistan
, the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology
located in village Topi
A six lane motorway connecting Islamabad
passes through Swabi District with an access interchange at Village Ambaar.
Buddhist Archaeological sites
Swabi contains many important archaeological sites; it was part of the Gandhara
civilization. Alexander the Great
crossed river Indus where the village of Hund
now lies on its right bank. Hund
is an archaeological treasure and been the capital of the Hindu and Turk Shahi
for nearly three hundred years. Archaeological sites are found all over the Swabi and they are great tourist attractions.
Rani Ghat is another start of the Gandhara archaeological site located further deep in the mountainous area. Rani Ghat is the famous historical palace on the top of mountain used by the Queen of that... Read More