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All Basic Information About Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Province of Pakistan

Basic Information About KPK:

Previously Known as: NWFP (North West Frontier Province) until 2010 and name changed NWFP to KPK by 18 Amendment of Constitution.
Total Population of KPK is: 35.53 million, and the 3rd Largest Province by population, it is home to 17.9% of Pakistan’s total population.

Total Area of KPK is: 101,741 sq. km OR 39,282 sq. mi, and 4th Province by Area
The capital of KPK is: Peshawar
Largest City of KPK is: Peshawar

Information About Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:

Basic Facts:

Divisions07
Districts35
Tehsils105
Union Councils986


KPK 7 Divisions List:

(1) Bannu
(2) Dl Khan
(3) Hazara
(4) Kohat
(5) Malakand
(6) Mardan
(7) Peshawar

Divisions and Districts:

(1) Bannu Division

  • North Waziristan District
  • Bannu District
  • Lakki Marwat District

(2) Dl Khan Division

  • Dl Khan District
  • Tank District
  • South Waziristan

(3) Hazara Division

  • Abbottabad
  • Batagram
  • Haripur
  • Upper Kohistan
  • Lower Kohistan
  • Mansehra
  • Torghar

(4) Kohat Division

  • Hangu District
  • Karak District
  • Kohat District
  • Kurram
  • Orakzai

(5) Malakand Division

  • Bajur District
  • Buner District
  • Upper Chitral District
  • Lower Chitral District
  • Lower Dir District
  • Upper Dir District
  • Malakand District
  • Shangla District
  • Swat District

(6) Mardan Division

  • Mardan District
  • Sawabi District

(7) Peshawar Division

  • Charsadda District
  • Nowshera District
  • Peshawar District
  • Khyber District
  • Mohmand District

Widely Spoken Languages:

  • Pashto Most widely spoken language (80%)
  • Hindko 9.9%
  • Saraiki 3.2%
  • Khowar
  • Kohistani

Major Crops of KPK:

Main cash crops include:

  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Tobacco (in Swabi)
  • Rice
  • Sugar
  • Beets

Fruits:

  • Apple
  • Apricots
  • Plums
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pomegranates
  • Grapes.

Total Member KPK Assembly:

General Seats145
Regular Seats115
Seats reserved for women26
Seats for Non-Muslims04
NA Seats65



The assembly previously had 124 elected members, 99 regular seats, 22 seats reserved for women and
3 seats for non-Muslims. After the merger of FATA with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, the assembly seats rose from 124 to 145 by adding 16 general seats, 4 seats reserved for women and 1 for a non-Muslim.

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