Location of Swabi District (highlighted in yellow) within the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan Swabi (Pashto: صوابی) is the capital of Swabi District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan1. It is located at 34°7'0N 72°28'0E2. Its residents are referred to as 'Swabiwaal.' Contents 1 Administration 2 Statistics 3 Main Clans 4 Main Villages 5 Area and population 5.1 Agriculture 5.1.1 Yield 6 See also 7 References 8 External links Administration Swabi district consists of 56 Union Councils1. The most famous Tarbela Dam is also in Swabi (near Topi town) and Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology is also located in Swabi District (in Topi Town). Swabi is the Home Land & the Last Resting Place (Tomb) of the Ever First Sole Organized Ruler & Statesman of the Ever First Sole Organised Vast State of the Mandanr Yusufzais . Captain Kernal Sher Khan Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) also belongs to Swabi. His tomb is in Nawan Kalay(Now Kernal Sher Kalay). The Govt has established a college in the name of Captain Sher in Distt Swabi (Ismaila). Rani Gatt Buddhist historical sites are also situated in Swabi, which is under conservation by the Shewa Educated Social Workers Association.The oldest social walfare organization is The FRIENDS WELL FARE SOCIETY SPIN KANI in the village of TANOLY (MJUGHAL)The nation of great BABAR living in middle of the TWO k annals.The famous STFA canal which has been separated from Tarbela Dam through Mufti Tunnel flowing across Maini,Baja and opening downward to maneri land through 1 km Tunnel.This canal has become a great source of arraigation.The canal joints the old Malakand canal near village Bhakar,Gohati.Its famous for its Cool icy water thus people gather from the suburbs to enjoy the icy water in hot summer. Statistics Swabi is a district headquarter. There are different tribes residing at Swabi who migrated from Tanol valley in Afghanistan. Swabi is an agricultural area, the main crops being tobacco, wheat, sugarcane, and corn. The tobacco industry also provides employment. The district also produce one of the finest marble of the country. However, many people are living abroad as expats, in Europe, USA and Gulf Countries, providing support to their families. There are four colleges, one commerece college and one polytechnic college in the district serving the people. There are a number of private schools and colleges at Swabi. Main villages of the district are Kalu Khan, Shewa Adda, Shewa kalli,Khalil,speen kani, shiek jana, saido dher, ahad khan hamzadher ,Tarakai,Thand koi, Managi, Bachai, Mughal kot Sikandaray, Turlandi, Dagai, Kernel Sher Khan Killi, Mansabdar, Sairai Charbagh, Gohati, Saleem Khan, Maneri ,Yar Hussain, Adena, Ismaila, Chota Lahor, Maghuaz, kalabat,zarobi,batakhara, Kuta, Zeda, Khunda, Anmbar, Mankai, Bekay nabay, Jalsai jalbai, Kund & Toor Dheer.Climbing over the famous "Kandao"pass we inter in "Kandao Valley".The valley has lush green fields and sceneric mountains.The legendry mountain "Mahaban" is clearly visible from the valley.Famous villages of the kandao valley are Boko,Jhanda,Panjman,Pabaini. There are a numbers of NGOs and other local organizations struggling for the welfare of the community. Swabi has a lot of ancient and historic places, like Yousuf Khan & Sher Bano Tomb, Kara Maar Ghar, Rani Gut and the remains of Alexander The Great located at Hund in Swabi. Ghazi Barotha dam is situated in Village Gallah. The ancient history of Alexander the Great cross the river Indus 20 km downstream to this village. The ruins in the upstream mountain of Ghazi barotha dam, the land acquired for Neelab Town is rich in archeological materials, the historical Imran Kala is also situated in these hills. Round about 14000 canals has been acquired by the Ghazi Barotha dam. Main Clans Yousafzai clan are in majority whereas other tribes include Jadoon, Tanoli, Tareen, Niazi, Utman, Razar and Khattak. Kakakhel Miangaan, Akhunkhel Miangaan Syed, Main Villages Spin kani, Managi, Humza dair, Ahad khan, Khunda, Dagai. Area and population This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (February 2011) 3dead link Statistic Value Total area 1543 Sq. Kilometres Population 1083000 Persons Density 702 Persons per km2 Annual growth rate 2.96% Agriculture 3 Statistic Value Reported area 148689 hectares Cultivated area 87046 Hectares Culturable area 113676 Hectares Forest area 26505 Hectares Statistic Value Percentage Irrigated area 34354 hectares %age of total Canal commanded area 22282 Hectares 64.86% Irrigation through tubewell 11187 hectares 32.56% Irrigation by other sources 885 hectares 2.58% Yield 3 Crop Yield in kg Maize 2033 kg Rice 1571 kg Wheat 1543 kg Gram 375 kg Sugarcane 41203 kg See also Swabia Indo-Aryan migration References ^ a b Tehsils & Unions in the District of Swabi ^ Location of Swabi - Falling Rain Genomics ^ a b c Swabi.swiftshare.net Coordinates: 34°07′N 72°28′E / 34.117°N 72.467°E / 34.117; 72.467 External links Yaqubi Village Website
Power outages take heavy toll on Swabi students
SWABI, May 3: Educational institutions in Swabi district are the hardest hit by the prolonged power outages with the advent of the hot summer.
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Swabi people fear losing race for Haj
SWABI, April 16: While the Haj pilgrims this year will be selected on `first come, first served` basis under the government`s policy, there is severe shortage of Haj application forms in Swabi district and many people returned empty-handed from the banks on Saturday.
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SWABI, April 25: Keeping its tradition alive, the Cultural, Dramatics and Entertainment Society (CDES) of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology organised a three-day arts festival, which concluded here on Monday.
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Cessna in a truck
Police in Swabi have seized an abandoned container with a dismantled Cessna plane in it. According to a news report, robbers beat up the driver and fled with the vehicle driving it through through Peshawar, Nowshera and Mardan before abandoning it for unknown reasons.
Junaid Khan wants to share wicket spoils in West Indies
SWABI: He was reduced to a drinks-boy in the World Cup as his team-mates grappled with the top outfits for cricket supremacy.
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Lukewarm response to JI`s anti-US rallies
PESHAWAR, May 6: Protest rallies called by the Jamaat-i-Islami across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday to condemn US raid on a compound in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden failed to attract people in large numbers.
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Employees hold rallies for pay raise
PESHAWAR, May 10: The government employees held protest rallies and demonstrations across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday against price hike and demanded 100 per cent increase in their salaries in the upcoming budget according to the recommendations of Pay and Pension Commission.
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Heritage Caravan good omen for archaeological tourism
PESHAWAR, April 24: As a group of foreign diplomats and their families left the Buddhist remains of Takht Bhai or Takht Bai, as some call it, a number of school girls and other domestic tourists eagerly started climbing the stairs to the monastery situated on a hilltop despite the fact that it was noon and sun was shinning with full vigour.
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Militants blow up girls school in Adezai
An official of Matani police station said that militants planted five explosive devices at the three-storey building and exploded them through a remote at about 1.25am. He said that each of the explosive devices weighed about five kilograms.