Peshawar is a city in Pakistan, and it is the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Pashto is the main language spoken in Peshawar. The population in 2010 was 3,300,000 people. It has a semi-arid climate (BSh in the Köppen climate classification).
Etymology[change | change source]
Peshawar is Purushapura which is Land of Men (Purusha means Man).
References[change | change source]
- "Peshawar". Encyclopaedia Britannica. http://concise.britannica.com/ebc/article-9374991/Peshawar. Retrieved 2008-01-14.