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Swabi District

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Swabi District
Country Pakistan
Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Headquarters Swabi
 • District Nazim Ameer Rehman
 • Total 1,543 km2 (596 sq mi)
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 1,026,804
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 5
Map of Swabi district

Swabi District (Pashto: سوابۍ‎,Urdu: صوابی‎) is a district in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It lies between the Indus and Kabul Rivers. Before becoming a district in 1988, it was a tehsil within Mardan District.[2] 96% of the population has Pashto as the first language.[3]

People from Swabi District


  1. ^ PCO 1998, p. 25.
  2. ^ PCO 1998, p. 1.
  3. ^ PCO 1998, p. 29.


  • 1998 District Census report of Swabi. Census publication. 83. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. 

Coordinates: 34°07′N 72°28′E / 34.117°N 72.467°E / 34.117; 72.467