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.
Tour places in Haripur
Khanpur Dam is located near Khanpur village, Haripur at the distance of 40 km from Islamabad, on the Haro River. Turn the right side before Texila on National Highway N125 for Khanpur village. It is a lovely place for a picnic and playing water games such as swimming, diving, gliding, etc.
Tourism in Khanpur Dam
Tarbela Dam is constructed on the Indus River in Pakistan, and is the largest earth-filled dam in the world. It is located in Terbela in Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, at the distance of 50km from Islamabad, on the narrow channel of the Indus River between Haripur and Swabi.
Tourism in Tarbela Dam