Mansehra (: مانسہرہ) is city located in Mansehra District,
North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Apart from being a major stop on the
Karakoram Highway, it also links to the road to Kaghan Valley, Naran,
Shogran, Lake Saiful Mulook and Babusar Top.
Mansehra is located at the eastern border of the North-West Frontier Province, two hours away from Peshawar and three hours away from Islamabad. The district is located at 34º - 12' and 35º - 50' and 47º - 07' longitude. It is closely linked to Afghanistan in the west, which has increased Mansehra's Afghan refugee count over the past years.
The district of Mansehra has been blessed with wonderful scenery. Some of Mansehra's main features are mountain ranges, plains, valleys, and numerous lakes and rivers.
The largest river is the Kunhar River, also known as the Kunar (not to be confused with the Kunar River of the Chitral District). The river is the gateway to the Kaghan Valley and runs through Balakot
Two main roads lead all the way in
to the city, Shinkiari road and Kashmir road. Ghazikot Township is a housing
colony just outside of the city and is famous for its natural beauty.
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