Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Pakistan (PK) Northwest Frontier Province Peshawar Statistical Division


Peshawar Statistical Division

Image: Islamia College (founded 1913) of the University of Peshawar is known for its beautiful buildings and grounds.

Summary

The major city of Peshawar (1 500 000), the city of Nowshera (110 000), and the major town of Charsadda (70 000) are district capitals in the area. The major town of Risalpur (35 000) in Nowshera District is also in the area.

Detailed Analysis

Peshawar statistical division contains the districts of Charsadda, Nowshera, and Peshawar. Its area is 4 001 km² and its population is 3 915 855.

Charsadda District (چارسڈّہ Chaarsaḍḍa) 996 km², population 1 022 364: two tehsils (Charsadda 649 km², population 767 903, Tangi 347 km², population 254 461). Charsadda (87 218) has an area of 5.9 km² and an estimated population of 70 000. Utmanzai (اتمانزی Utmaanzai, 24 848) in Charsadda tehsil has an area of 1.8 km² and an estimated population of 18 000. Nisatta in Charsadda tehsil has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 13 000. Tangi (تنگی Tangi, 25 346) has an area of 1.1 km² and an estimated population of 11 000.

Nowshera District (نوشہرہ Nawsh-hira) 1 748 km², population 874 373: one tehsil. Nowshera (56 576 plus 33 237 in Nowshera Cantonment) has an area of 14.0 km² and an estimated population of 110 000. Risalpur has an area of 7.5 km² and an estimated population of 35 000. Akora Khattak (19 530) has an area of 1.8 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. An unidentified urban area 13 km W of Nowshera has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. Amangarh (21 476) has an area of 1.1 km² and an estimated population of 8 000. Pabbi (31 153) has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 10 000. Shaidu has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 10 000. Nowshera Khurd has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 10 000.

Peshawar District (پشاور Peshaawar) 1 257 km², population 2 019 118: one tehsil. Peshawar (910 807 plus 68 740 in Peshawar Cantonment and 3 269 in Peshawar University) has an area of 86 km² and an estimated population of 1 500 000.

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