Sikandarpur

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Sikandarpur
Town and Union Council
Country Pakistan
Region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Haripur District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)


Sikandarpur is one of the 44 union councils, administrative subdivisions, of Haripur District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Sikandarpur in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is located in Pakistan - about 28 mi (or 45 km) North of Islamabad, the country's capital city. Local time in Sikandarpur is 05:27 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Karachi" with an UTC offset of 5 hours. When in this area, you might want to check out Talokar, Siria, Phuldhar, Milam, Manakrai and Haripur.

Sikandarpur is located about 0 kilometer away in the east of Haripur City. It has a famous Dor (River) located to near Dhari Sikandarpur. Sikandarpur is located at 34°1'0N 72°55'60E and lies to the east of the district capital Haripur District.

Language[edit]

The predominant language spoken in the region is Hindko, Pashto and Urdu.

Education[edit]

Sikandarpur has high literacy rate of male is 76% and female is 61%. It is remarkably famous for its Islamic teaching centres (Islamic Mudrasa's)Famous school Jinnah jameh school and college is geographically located in it. There are three types of education in Sikandarpur like Government Schooling System, Private Schooling System, and Islamic Madrasas for Boys and Girls.

Sports[edit]

Sikandarpur is famous by its cricket. Many mega events are organized every year. Especially Nayaz Khan Memorial Cup Cricket Tournament are very popular among people. Sports that are commonly played at Sikandarpur includes:

  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Snooker
  • Ghatka
  • Gulli Danda

Visiting Places[edit]

Dor river is located in east part of Sikandarpur. Having a nice view at dawn and dusk in it. People used to bath or sit along the banks of Dor River to enjoy wonderful evening in a beautiful environment. Sikandarpur is famous for its Gardens and Green fields. There is one more famous visiting point called "Sarkari Bagh"was built during British period,still we can see their graveyard and rest house.Many types of fruits are grown here lyche and oranges are popular. Chappar Road is another place to be mentioned.It connects haripur to tanwal region. Rangeela is type of small dam built for irrigation purpose under the sikh rule,it was constructed under the germen engineers.

Summer View of Sarkari Bagh in June 2014 - Photo Taken By Zahid Nawaz


Summer View of Nadee Dor in June 2014 - Photo Taken By Zahid Nawaz


Celling View of Jamia Masjid Darul Aloom - Bait ul Mukarram in June 2014 - Photo Taken By Zahid Nawaz

Restaurants[edit]

Find restaurants around Sikandarpur. Popular spots include Gilani Ada Hotel, Kala Khan Sajji, Lahore Hotel and Olive Garden Restaurant.

Fruits and vegetables[edit]

  • Vegetables

There are several types of vegetables are cultivated in Sikandarpur like Cauliflower, Okra, Tomato, Onion, Garlic, Potato, Turnip, Scallions, Bottle Gourd, Coriander, Pumpkin, and Radish.

  • Fruits

Sikandarpur is famous for its guavas and Loquat in Hazara division. Mountains and fresh water lakes surround these orchards, and enhance the beauty of these orchards, Fruit send to Haripur, Batgram, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abottabad.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°00′13″N 72°56′04″E / 34.0036°N 72.9345°E / 34.0036; 72.9345


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