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Badhaber is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°57′28″N 71°34′25″E / 33.95778°N 71.57361°E / 33.95778; 71.57361Coordinates: 33°57′28″N 71°34′25″E / 33.95778°N 71.57361°E / 33.95778; 71.57361
Country  Pakistan
Province Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
District Peshawar District
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Badhaber locally spells as Badabher is a village in Peshawar District, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It is situated on Kohat road, and some 10 kilometres away from the main Peshawar city.[1]


Badhaber (Badabher) is the location of the Badhaber refugee camp and jail, established in February 1980,[1] which was the site of the Badaber Uprising in 1985, where Soviet and Afghan captives staged an armed revolt in an attempt to escape. Some other villages like Sheikh Mohammadi, Darra, Bazi Khel, Kaga wala, are situated near there. Hoorizai, khalil, momand and many other casts of people are living there, Peshawar Air Station was built in Badhaber in 1958, from which the 1960 Gary Powers U-2 mission was coordinated.

Administrative area[edit]

Badhaber (Badabher) is part of Pakistan National Assembly seat NA-4 (Peshawar-4) while for KP Provincial Assembly some part of Badhaber comes in PF-10 (Peshawar-10) and some area comes in PF-11 (Peshawar-11)[2].

Educational facilities[edit]

List of Educational institutes in Badabher are below.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Ahmed Zeb Khan; North-west Frontier Province (Pakistan). Commissionerate of Afghan Refugees (1982*). Badha Ber Refugees Camp. Commissionerate of Afghan Refugees N.W.F.P. p. 1. Retrieved 13 March 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Report, Bureau (24 August 2002). "PESHAWAR: List of NA, PA constituencies in Peshawar". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 11 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "Government Degree College Badhber - Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa". Retrieved 23 September 2017. 

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