Peshawar Destrict

Peshawar (Pashto: پېښور‎) is a destrict in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province o Pakistan. Till diveesions wur abolished as pairt o local govrenment reforms in 2000 it wis pairt o Peshawar Diveesion. The ceety o Peshawar, as well as bein the provincial caipital, is the caipital o the destrict. The aurie o the destrict is 1,257 km2, an at the 1998 Pakistan Census it haed a population o 4,650,000 (up frae 1,113,303 at the previous 1981 Census).

Peshawar

پېښور
Location o Peshawar Destrict (heichlichtit in yellae) athin the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa map
Location o Peshawar Destrict (heichlichtit in yellae) athin the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa map
Kintra Pakistan
ProvinceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa
CaipitalPeshawar
Area
 • Total1257 km2 (485 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,650,000
 • Density1606.3/km2 (4,160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Ceevic admeenistration o Peshawar DestrictEedit

Unner the latest revision o Pakistan's admeenistrative structur, promulgated in 2001, Peshawar wis gien status as a ceety destrict, an dividit intae fower touns. Each toun in turn consists o a group o union cooncils (UCs).

Admeenistrative tounsEedit

  1. Peshawar Town I
  2. Peshawar Town II
  3. Peshawar Town III
  4. Peshawar Town IV

AdmeenistrationEedit

 
Cairt o Peshawer destrict

The destrict is representit in the provincial assembly bi eleiven electit MPAs who represent the follaein constituencies:[1]

  • PF-1 (Peshawar-1)
  • PF-2 (Peshawar-2)
  • PF-3 (Peshawar-3)
  • PF-4 (Peshawar-4)
  • PF-5 (Peshawar-5)
  • PF-6 (Peshawar-6)
  • PF-7 (Peshawar-7)
  • PF-8 (Peshawar-8)
  • PF-9 (Peshawar-9)
  • PF-10 (Peshawar-10)
  • PF-11 (Peshawar-11)

The destrict is representit in the provincial assembly bi twa electit MPAs who represent the follaein constituencies:[2]

LeidsEedit

The main leid o the destrict is Pashto, ither leids spoken in the destrict are leetit belaw:

Ither leids include Gojri, Kashmiri, Shina, Romani, Burushaski, Wakhi, Balti, Balochi, Brahui, Sindhi an Inglis (offeecial an uised in tourism).

Anerly Urdu an Inglis are foond as written leids in the ceety, wi Pashto tae a hintle smawer extent.

HistoryEedit

The oreeginal destrict o Peshawar wis a destrict o the North-wast Frontier Province o Breetish Indie.[3] At unthirldom in 1947 the auld Peshawar Destrict became Peshawar Diveesion, conteenin the current destrict o Peshawar.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Constituencies and MPAs - Website of the Provincial Assembly of the NWFP". Archived frae the original on 17 September 2008. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. "Constituencies and MPAs - Website of the Provincial Assembly of the NWFP". Archived frae the original on 28 December 2007. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  3. Peshawār District - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 20, p. 111.

Template:Destricts o Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Coordinates: 34°00′N 71°45′E / 34.000°N 71.750°E / 34.000; 71.750