Hindko Language spoken cities in Pakistan

Hindko is local language, spoken in the following cities or towns in Pakistan.

Hindko, locally known as Hindki, is spoken by various areas in northwestern Pakistan, in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa and Punjab. It is somehow similar with the Punjabi and Saraiki languages. More than 4.6 million people speak the Hindko language in Pakistan, and these people are known as Hindki or Hindkowan people. It belongs to Indo-Aryan languages group. It is mostly spoken in Hazara Division, Peshawar, Kohat, and Potohar. It has various dialects such as Peshawari, Kohati, Ghebi, Chacchi, Awankari, and Hazara Hindko. It is also spoken in the Neelum Valley Kashmir, where it is known as Parmi as well as along the Line of Control area in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir. Hinko speakers belong to various ethnic groups in different areas of Pakistan.
  • Abbottabad


    Abbottabad, a gateway to Northern Areas, is situated in Hazara, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at an elevation of 4,121 feet at a distance of 110 km from Islamabad capital of Pakistan. Abbottabad is famous for its pleasant weather due to its border with Kashmir and Murree.
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  • Attock

    Attock is located on the bank of the River Indus on the Pothohar Plateau, at the distance of 80 km from Rawalpindi and 100 km from Peshawar. Attock is famous for the magnificent view of the merger of the River Indus and Kabul River that is visible from the bridge over the River Indus on Grand Trunk Road.
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  • Haripur

    Haripur is situated in Hazara at the distance of 160 km from Peshawar on Karakorum 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. Mostly, it has hilly plain area with deep forest.
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  • Murree

    Murree, an ideal and modern hill station, is situated on the Pir Panjal Range in Punjab at an altitude of 7,516 feet above sea level. It is located at a distance of 72 km from Rawalpindi through Islamabad-Murree Expressway - N75 and can be accessed easily from Rawalpindi and Muzzafarabad. It is the most famous and modern hill station in Pakistan.
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  • Peshawar

    Peshawar, the Capital of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, is located on the eastern end of Khyber Pass surrounded by different mountain ranges on three sides, at the distance of 160 km from Islamabad on Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway M-1. It is the most important and largest city in Khybeer Pakhtoonkhwa.
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  • Punjab

    Punjab is an important administrative unit or province of Pakistan, it is second largest province of Pakistan by area, whereas it is the largest province by population. The meaning of Punjab is, five-waters, as there are five main rivers flowing in it. Lahore is the provincial capital of Punjab, which is an historical and culture center of Pakistan.
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