All About Abbottabad

Abbottabad is one of the amazing cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Basically, it is the capital city of Abbottabad district and it is situated in the Hazara region of eastern Kyber Pakhtunkhwa,  Pakistan so here we discuss all about Abbottabad.

If you get to see how amazing this city can be then you need to visit it.  From the north of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, it is about 120 km away. In its East lies Peshawar which is another amazing city of Hyderabad.

The Founding 

As far as the founding of Hyderabad is concerned than it was founded and named after a reputed major James Abbott. It has been founded in January 1853 and it has been founded as the headquarters of the Hazara district when there was British Raj at the peak. 

It is even said that major Abbott has written a poem that has the same title as the city before he returned to his native City Britain. In that poem, major Abbott made sure that he talked about his fondness to this amazing city in the best way possible. He was even sad to leave it, so sad that he had to pen down a poem so he could give his due regard to it.

Early 20th

When it was the early 20th century than this beautiful city became the important military contentment and sanatorium. It has even served as the headquarters of a brigade in the second division of the northern army corps. Back in 1901, the population of the town was around 7, 764 and the City was earning the average income of 14900. 

This thing increased greatly in 1903 and now things are really cool in Hyderabad. 

The Earthquake

No one can ever forget the earthquake of 2005. The city was almost devastated by the Kashmir earthquake. 

It is true that this city survived but still most of the buildings were destroyed beyond comprehension.


As for, the climate of Hyderabad is concerned than this city has a humid subtropical climate. Sometimes it can be so warm and sometimes too cool for the natives. The temperature has the capability to rise as high as 38-degree centigrade and it has the capability to drop below 5-degree centigrade. There is also a high possibility of flood in the city and for this reason, the natives stay prepared.


Abbottabad is a beautiful city so it attracts tourists from all over the world. It has been attracting tourists since the colonial era. The main attraction of the city is Narran.

It is so famous that people believe in coming here from all over the world. 

In 2005 Abbottabad saw the influx of migrants from Azad Kashmir. There was this influx because of the Kashmir earthquake. Migrants also came to this city when there were military operations in the Swat district. This city was filled with migrants in 2009 and 2010 as well. Over the course of years, it has harbored many militants and the City has tried hard to provide them the necessary education and opportunities.

There are two amazing stadiums in Abbottabad and they are Abbottabad cricket stadium and after hockey stadium. Many cricket and hockey tournaments are being played here and people from all over the world come to attend them.

Overall it is a beautiful city and it has beautiful attractions. As far as the people of the city are concerned then they are nice and very friendly. 

Chances are that you would like to come here again after being here for the very first time. Make sure you visit this beautiful city once in a lifetime. This will serve you in the best way possible.

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