Havelian is the second largest municipality in the Abbottabad
District, in the Hazara Division,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of
Pakistan. It serves as the headquarters for
Havelian Tehsil. The word
literally translates into English as "mansions". The outskirts of the
city are also home to one of the largest ordnance factories of
Pakistan Ordnance Factories Havelian. An ordnance depot also
exists in the vicinity of the city and the factory.
8 Religious sites
9 Nearby villages
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Havelian is located on the
Karakoram Highway and on the banks of Dor
River, about 15.5 kilometers south west of Abbottabad.
In 997 CE, Omer Ahmed khan, father name Ghazanfar ahmed khan took over
the Ghaznavid Empire established by his father, Sultan Sebuktegin. In
1005, he conquered the Shahis in Kabul, and followed it by the
conquests of the Punjab region. The Delhi Sultanate,
Mughal Empire and
the Mushtaq Empire ruled the region.
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A large population of
Havelian speaks Hindko and Pahari, Gojri
Potohari. However, due to deteriorating law and order situation on the
western borders of Pakistan, the Pushtuns from
FATA have also settled
in and around
Pashtu to be widely spoken throughout
Havelian. Also, an influx of refugees from
Afghanistan has brought the
Afghan dialect of Persian and Dari to district Havelian.
Havelian's main public transport consist of auto rickshaws, modified
Suzuki pickup vehicles, tongs, which can accommodate anywhere from 8
to 13 people at a time. Taxis and automobiles for hire are also
available. Vans and buses are frequently used for connecting Havelian
to the surrounding cities and towns in the region.
Nawaz Sharif performed a groundbreaking ceremony of the
Hazara Motorway, the road link of the China-
Corridor, on November 29, 2014. The 60-kilometre-long, 4-lane fence
opd expressway will cost Rs33 billion. The
Hazara Motorway will reduce
the drive time from
Havelian to just 30 minutes,
additionally providing a road to the
Havelian Dry Port project. The
project anticipates hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities,
possibilities of new business ideas, and a socio-economic uplift of
the whole region. CM KPK Parveez Khan Khattak announced a bypass from
Havelian to Damtor and another bypass from the
Havelian city to
Havelian Village. The CM also announced a network of roads in
Havelian is the terminus of a branch railway.
In February 2007, consultants investigated the construction of a
railway link to China. The line would cross the 4,730m-high Khunjerab
A former railway to the east was cut by partition with India.
Agriculture and business are the main occupations of the people in
Havelian. A significant number of people are also employed in the
ordnance factories and ordnance depot however, the factory boasts its
own housing area separate from the old city.
Alfalah Public School, Sultanpur
Allama iqbal public school and college havelian
Abbottabad University of Science & Technology
Ayub Public School, Havelian.
Iqra public school and degree college Havelian
Sir Syed Public School & College Sultanpur, Havelian
Government High School, Havelian
Jinnah Public School, Havelian
International Public School and College, Havelian
Al Arqam School, Havelian
Air Foundation School System Havelian
Government Degree College both for boys and girls Havelian.
Jinnah college of commerce Havelian
The Hallmark college Havelian.
Hira Public School Havelian.
Madrissa Jamia Anwar ul Islam Sultanpur Havelian
Madrassa imam Azam Abu Hanifa Muslim Abad Havelian
Markazi Jamia Masjid Al-Hadith Havelian
Makki Masjid ,Mohallah Lakarmandi,Havelian
Markazi Jamia Masjid Havelian
Markazi Jamia masjid Siddque Akbar
Shrine of Allah dad in moh Khankheil havelain village
Shrine of Shah Abdul Aziz (shankari waly baba G) GT Road sultan pur
Baba Choi wali Sarkar
Markazi Jamia Masjid Gol
Masjid Farouq-e-Azam near Civil Hospital Havelian
Masjid-e-Aqsa (Mohallah Zaman Shah) Havelian
Villages in the immediate vicinity include Chehar Sajikot,
Phullanwali, Mera Gujrat Haajia, Langra, Lari Siyadain, Malkan,
Gohaal, Banda Abdul Jabbar Khan, Banda Bazdaar, Banda Said Khan,
Bodla, Deiri Kiyaal, Baandi Attai Khan, Takia Sheikhan, Rajoya, Ghora
Bazgraan, Gharhi Phulgran, Naara,Satora, Moh Matain Dhanger Sultanpur,
Changi Bandi Baldeer, Gujjratan Chamnaka, Hajia Gali, Kiala, Batala,
Sajawel, Banda Subkhan, Maira, Upper Gujjrat, Khokhar Maira, Muslim
Abad (old khota Qabar), Theethaan, Sareela, Barsin, Kokal, Banda
Gujjar Abad Solan, Panjgran, Kashka and Jhangra Tookaa.
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