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Mardan

Mardan
مردان
Guides Memorial, Mardan
Guides Memorial, Mardan
Mardan is located in Pakistan
Mardan
Mardan shown within Pakistan
Coordinates:
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Mardan division
Tehsil Mardan
Government
 • Commissioner Kifaiat Ullah Khan.
 • Deputy Inspector General Police Muhammad Ali Babakhil
 • MNA, Mardan I Amir Haidar Khan Hoti.
 • MNA, Mardan II Ali Muhammad khan.
Area
 • Total 632 km2 (244 sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code +92 937
Website MardanJALALA

Mardan ( مردان) is a city and headquarters of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.[1] Mardan is the 19th largest city of Pakistan.[2] It is the de facto headquarters of the Yousafzai tribe, although a significant number of Momands have settled there over the past years. It is the second most populous city in the province,[1] located in the south west of the district at 34°12'0N 72°1'60E and an altitude of 283 metres (928 ft).[3]

Contents

  • Gallery 1
  • People from Mardan 2
  • Government 3
  • Cultural allusions 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Gallery

People from Mardan

Government

Central Prison Mardan, a maximum security prison, opened in the city in 2015.[4]

Cultural allusions

Mardan features in the novel The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Tehsils & Unions in the District of Mardan – Government of Pakistan
  2. ^ http://www.pbs.gov.pks/default/files//tables/POPULATION%20SIZE%20AND%20GROWTH%20OF%20MAJOR%20CITIES.pdf
  3. ^ Location of Mardan – Falling Rain Genomics
  4. ^ "Pervez Khattak inaugurates maximum security prison in Mardan" (Archive). Dunya News. 14 October 2015. Retrieved on 16 October 2015.

External links

  • mardan.com website

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