Frontier Region Peshawar

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Location of the Frontier Regions in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas

The Frontier Region Peshawar (Pashto: پېښور سرحدي سيمه‎; often abbreviated as FR Peshawar) is a small administrative unit in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. The region is named after Peshawar District which lies to the north and west and also borders Nowshera District to the east and the frontier region of Kohat to the south.[1] It is administered by the district coordination officer (DCO) of Peshawar District.[2] The overall administration of the Frontier Regions is carried out by the FATA Secretariat based in Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

Geography and climate[edit]

The region is hilly, with average heights of over 1,000 m (3,300 ft) above sea level.[1]


The population in 1998 was 53,800.[3]:5 The predominant first language is Pashto, spoken by 99.2% of the inhabitants of the district.[3]:6

The main and only tribe of FR Peshawar is the sub-tribe Adam Khel of Afridis. The Afridi tribe is divided into 8 sub-tribes. Details has given below:-

  1. Adam Khel
  2. Malk Din Khel
  3. Qamber Khel
  4. Aqa Khel
  5. Zakha Khel
  6. Koki Khel
  7. Qamer Khel and
  8. Sipah.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Historical and administrative profile of the FR peshawar". FATA Secretariat. Archived from the original on August 16, 2009. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Administrative System". FATA Secretariat. Archived from the original on March 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
  3. ^ a b 1998 census report of Tribal Area Adjoining Peshawar District. Census publication. 145. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2001. 

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Coordinates: 30°23′N 71°19′E / 30.39°N 71.32°E / 30.39; 71.32