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Origin of name
The word Mandian means fruit or vegetable markets: It is a center of commerce with markets and businesses. Today Mandian is a busy hub of the city.
Mandian is also known as Missile Chowk, because a Ghori Missile is installed there.
Many renowned schools and colleges are in Mandian like Brook Montessori and School System, Government Postgraduate College Mandian , Army Burn Hall College, Wisdom House Public School,Pakistan International Public School and College (PIPS) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa University of Engineering & Technology Abbottabad Campus. Ayub Medical College and COMSAT Institute of Information Technology Abbottabad campus is situated 1 km away in the north from Mandian on main Karakoram Highway in Mirpur and Abbottabad Public School,Abbottabad International Medical College and Frontier Medical College is 5 km away on the same karakoram highway from Mandian,in the northern end of Abbottabad city.
Mandian has a small industrial estate, which promotes medium- and small-scale industries and provides employment to hundreds of people.
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