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Pabbi is located in Pakistan
Location within Pakistan
Coordinates: 34°00′41″N 71°47′39″E / 34.0113944°N 71.7941607°E / 34.0113944; 71.7941607Coordinates: 34°00′41″N 71°47′39″E / 34.0113944°N 71.7941607°E / 34.0113944; 71.7941607
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
District Nowshera
Elevation 299 m (981 ft)
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)

Pabbi (Pashto: پببےAbout this sound pronounce ; Urdu: پببیAbout this sound pronounce ) is a town in Pabbi Tehsil of Nowshera District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.[1][2] It is located on both side of Grand Trunk (GT) around 20-km from Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province.[3]


Pabbi town is capital and tehsil headquarter of Pabbi tehsil in Nowshera District. It has a train station called Pabbi station[4] and is a market town. Peshawar city is located to the west around 20-km while Nowshera city is located to east around 17-km.[5]

Pabbi is a birthplace of Gul Hassan Khan was a former lieutenant-general and the last Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Army.[6] Pabbi also a birthplace Mian Iftikhat Hussain Provincial Ex-Minister for information.


Pabbi is home to many excellent educational institutes. It has a campus of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan.[7]

It is also home to 2 degree colleges: Government Degree College Pabbi[8] and Government Girls Degree College Pabbi.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "In-Depth - The River Story - DAWN.COM". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  2. ^ "SC Commission visits flood-hit areas". The Nation. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Pervez Khattak meets delegation of shopkeepers and elite of Pabbi about removal of encroachments from GT Road". Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  4. ^ Petraglia, Michael D.; Allchin, Bridget (2007-05-22). The Evolution and History of Human Populations in South Asia: Inter-disciplinary Studies in Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Linguistics and Genetics. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 9781402055621. 
  5. ^ "More rains bring more misery to survivors". DAWN.COM. 2010-08-08. Retrieved 2017-11-20. 
  6. ^ "Remembering Lt Gen Gul Hasan". Retrieved 2017-11-17. 
  7. ^ "Pabbi Campus - AWKUM". Retrieved 2017-11-17. 
  8. ^ "Govt Degree College Pabbi - Online College Admission System, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa". Retrieved 2017-11-17. 
  9. ^ "Government Girls Degree College Pabbi, Nowshera - Online College Admission System, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa". Retrieved 2017-11-17.