Capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and its largest city.- Peshawar
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Emperor of the Kushan dynasty, under whose reign (c.
The main capital of his empire was located at Puruṣapura (Peshawar) in Gandhara, with another major capital at Mathura.
State originating in the Indian subcontinent, formed under the leadership of Ranjit Singh, who established an empire based in the Punjab.
It was divided into four provinces: Lahore, in Punjab, which became the Sikh capital; Multan, also in Punjab; Peshawar; and Kashmir from 1799 to 1849.
Afghan empire that was founded by Ahmad Shah Durrani in 1747 and spanned parts of Central Asia, the Iranian plateau, and South Asia.
Following Afshar's death in June 1747, Ahmad secured Afghanistan by taking Kandahar, Ghazni, Kabul, and Peshawar.
Broad valley situated in the central part of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
It has a mean elevation of 345 m. The valley takes its name from the city of Peshawar, which is situated at the western part of the valley close to Warsak Dam.
Name of an ancient region located in present-day north-west Pakistan and parts of north-east Afghanistan.
Famed for its unique Gandharan style of art which is heavily influenced by the classical Greek and Hellenistic styles, Gandhara attained its height from the 1st century to the 5th century CE under the Kushan Empire, who had their seasonal capitals at Bagram (Kapisi) and Peshawar (Puruṣapura).
Mountain pass in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, on the border with Afghanistan (Nangarhar Province).
The Khyber Pass Railway from Jamrud, near Peshawar, to the Afghan border near Landi Kotal was opened in 1925.
Metropolitan centres within Pashtun dominated areas include Kandahar, Quetta, Jalalabad, Mardan, Mingora and Peshawar.
Town and headquarters of Charsadda District, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
Located in the Valley of Peshawar, Charsadda lies about 29 km from the provincial capital of Peshawar at an altitude of 276 m. The total area of Charsadda District measures about 996 square Km. The district is geographically organized into two primary parts: Hashtnagar (Pashto: Ashnaghar) and Do Aaba (Pashto: Duaba).
Province of Pakistan.
The ancient region of Peukelaotis (modern Hashtnagar, 17 mi north-west of Peshawar) submitted to the Greek invasion, leading to Nicanor, a Macedonian, being appointed satrap of the country west of the Indus, which includes the modern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
7th-century Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar, traveler, and translator.
On its east, it is bordered by the Indus river, and its capital is Purusapura (now Peshawar, Pakistan).