Photos of Lower Dir District

Lower Dir is a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. The district was formed in 1996, when the district of Dir was divided into two districts; Upper Dir and Lower Dir. The district is administratively subdivided into two Tehsils; Samar Bagh and Timargara. Timargara, located on the east bank of the Panjkora River, is the district […]

Photos of Dir City and Upper Dir District

 Upper Dir is a District of Malakand Division in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. It lies along the Afghanistan border between Chitral, Bajaur Agency and Lower Dir District. The district was formed in 1996, when Dir District was divided into Upper Dir and Lower Dir. Dir town is the Headquarters of Upper Dir District. It is sometimes known […]

Photos of Dera Ismail Khan

Brief History: Dera Ismail Khan is district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is administratively subdivided in to five tehsils; Dera Ismail Khan, Kulachi, Daraban, Paroa, and Paharpur. The capital of the district is the town of Dera Ismail Khan (often abbreviated to D. I. Khan), situated on the west bank of the Indus River. The word […]

Photos of Bannu

Editor’s Note: Rare black & white photos of Bannu dating back to 1913 are in the last portion of this page. Brief History: Bannu city is the Headquarters of Bannu District, located in the valley of the Kurram river in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Province (Formerly NWFP). It is located at a distance of 190 Km south of […]

Photos of Nowshera

Nowshera (known locally as Nowkhaar or Nowshaar) is a district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The city of Nowshera is the capital of the district. Nowshera city is  located 27 miles east of Peshawar. The district was part of the Peshawar Division until the administrative reforms of  2000 by the Government of Pakistan. […]

Photos of Mardan

Mardan is a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The city of Mardan is the capital of the district. The district is administratively divided into three tehsils (subdivisions); Mardan, Takht Bhai and Katlang. The district also contains the famous archaeological site of Takht Bhai, Jamal Ghari and Sawal Dher. Brief History: Mardan District is a […]

Photos of Nathia Gali

Nathia Gali, located at 2,500 m (8,200 ft) height from the sea level, is a hill station in Hazara Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. It is at two hours drive away from Islamabad. It is famous for its scenic beauty, hiking tracks and pleasant weather. It is situated at one hour’s drive away from both Murree and Abbottabad, […]

Photos of Naran

Naran Valley is located in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The Kunhar River meanders its way through the Naran Valley. Makra Peak, Malka Parbat, Lalazar and Saiful Muluk Lake are the main attractions. A Street in Naran Kiwai, Enroute Shogran loading… Shogran, Naran Valley. Shogran is a village situated on a green plateau in the Naran Valley, at a height […]

Photos of Chitral

Chitral is a district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province of Pakistan. The city of Chitral is the capital of the district. It is situated on the western bank of the Chitral River (also called Kunarl River) and at the foot of Tirich Mir, the highest peak (25,289 feet) of the Hindu Kush Mountain Range. The district is […]

Photos of Abbottabad

Editor’s Note: Rare black & white photos of Abbottabad of British Raj era dating back to 1860s are in the last portion of this page.  Abbottabad, the capital of the Abbottabad District, is located in the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The city is situated in the Orash Valley, 50 km from Islamabad and […]