The City of Pines
Abbottabad is a city in the Hazara region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in northeastern Pakistan. It is 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of the country's capital Islamabad, 139 kilometres (81 mi) from Rawalpindi and 150 kilometres (93 mi) northeast of provincial capital Peshawar, at an altitude of 1,260 metres (4,134 ft) and is the capital of the Abbottabad District. The city is well known throughout Pakistan for its pleasant weather, high-standard educational institutions and for hosting the Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul. It remains a popular hill station attracting hundreds of thousa ...