Nawan Shehr

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Nawan Shehr
Nawan Shehr is located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Nawan Shehr
Nawan Shehr
Nawan Shehr is located in Pakistan
Nawan Shehr
Nawan Shehr
Coordinates: 34°9′51″N 73°15′50″E / 34.16417°N 73.26389°E / 34.16417; 73.26389Coordinates: 34°9′51″N 73°15′50″E / 34.16417°N 73.26389°E / 34.16417; 73.26389
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
DistrictAbbottabad
TehsilAbbottabad
Population
 • Total35,737

Nawan Shehr is a town in Abbottabad District in Khyber Pakthunkhwa of Pakistan. Nawan Shehr's most famous place is Ilyasi Masjid which is the oldest and largest mosque of Abbottabad, there is also a small hill with walking tracks just behind the masjid. The weather is pleasant in summer, so people from other parts of country come to visit Abbottabad and Nawan Shehr. Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education of Abbottabad is also in Nawan Shehr. Nawan Shehr has its own old bazaar which is famous for its Chapli Kebab.

Location[edit]

Nawan Shehr is located on the way to Abbottabad City, the tourist resorts of Thandiani and Nathia Gali on Murree road at Location: 34°10'N 73°16'E[2] Altitude : 1,216 m (3,990 ft)

Tourist attractions[edit]

Nawanshehr features some of its own tourist attractions, such as:

  • Ilyasi Masjid (mosque)
  • Bungalows (Locally known as Havelis) of Babu Sher Das.

In Nawanshehr there is a famous mosque that was built over a stream of water that flows from the mountain. The mosque stills stands to this day and still has water flowing underneath it. It is called Ilyasi Masjid. In front of it is a little pond-like area in which people can ride paddle-driven boats. The place is also famous for the 'Pakora' stalls.

Language[edit]

The language spoken in Nawanshehr is Hindko. Gojri is also spoken in different parts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DETAIL FROM BLOCK TO DISTRICT LEVEL: KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA (ABBOTTABAD DISTRICT)" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2018-01-03. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  2. ^ Location of Nawanshehr - Falling Rain Genomics, Inc