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For the luxury hotel, see Mardan Palace. For the village in Iran, see Mardan, Iran. For the 2014 film, see Mardan (film).
Guides Memorial, Mardan
Guides Memorial, Mardan
Mardan is located in Pakistan
Mardan shown within Pakistan
Coordinates: 34°12′N 72°03′E / 34.200°N 72.050°E / 34.200; 72.050
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Mardan division
Tehsil Mardan
 • Commissioner Kifaiat Ullah Khan.
 • Deputy Inspector General Police Muhammad Ali Babakhil
 • MNA, Mardan I Amir Haidar Khan Hoti.
 • MNA, Mardan II Ali Muhammad khan.
 • Total 632 km2 (244 sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code +92 937
Website MardanJALALA

Mardan ( مردان) is a city and headquarters of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.[1] Mardan is the 19th largest city of Pakistan.[2] It is the de facto headquarters of the Yousafzai tribe, although a significant number of Momands have settled there over the past years. It is the second most populous city in the province,[1] located in the south west of the district at 34°12'0N 72°1'60E and an altitude of 283 metres (928 ft).[3]


People from Mardan[edit]


Central Prison Mardan, a maximum security prison, opened in the city in 2015.[4]

Cultural allusions[edit]

Mardan features in the novel The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye.

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Coordinates: 34°15′N 72°15′E / 34.25°N 72.25°E / 34.25; 72.25