Mandian, Pakistan

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Mandian is the northern part of Abbottabad city, located in Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The population of this area is 100,000.

Origin of name[edit]

The word Mandian means fruit or vegetable markets: It is a centre of commerce with markets and businesses. Today Mandian is a busy hub of the city.

Mandian is also known as Ghori Chowk, as a monument of Ghori Missile is installed there.


Many renowned schools and colleges are in Mandian like Brook Montessori and School System, Govt. Postgraduate College Mandian Abbottabad, Army Burn Hall College, Wisdom House Public School, University of Engineering & Technology, Abbottabad Campus. Ayub Medical College is only 1 km from Mandian and Abbottabad Public School, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Abbottabad campus, Abbottabad International Medical College and Frontier Medical College is 5 km from Mandian.

The second biggest town Qalandarabad is 12 km from Mandian on K.K.H.

Mandian has a small industrial estate, which promotes medium- and small-scale industries and provides employment to hundreds of people.