Haripur

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Haripur (Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa)


Haripur is situated in Hazara at the distance of 160 km from Peshawar on Karakoram Highway N35 on the bank of the Dor River, at an altitude of 2,000 feet. It was also the main city in the ancient Gandhara civilization. Its name is derived due to Sardaar Hari Singh Nalwa, who was Nazim of Haripur during Sikh regime.

Haripur has importance due to important water reservoirs in Pakistan, The Tarbela Dam and Khanpur Dam. Haripur is playing important role in argiculture and forming as well as indutry. Different industries in Hatar Industrial Estate in which different industries related to fertilizer are working.

Haripur Map