Swat District is a locale in Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area in Pakistan. Swat is famous for its exceptional common excellence. Focused upon the upper bits of the Swat River, Swat was a noteworthy focal point of early Buddhist idea as a feature of the Gandhara kingdom, and today is covered with remains from that period. Swat was home to the last secluded pockets of Gandharan Buddhism, which went on until the eleventh century, well after the vast majority of the region had changed over to Islam. Until 1969, Swat was a piece of the Yusafzai State of Swat, a self-overseeing august state. The area was seized by the Pakistani Taliban in late 2007, and its traveler industry destroyed until Pakistani command over Swat was restored in mid 2009.
Swat’s capital is Saidu Sharif, however the biggest city, and principle business focus, is the close by city of Mingora. With a populace of 2,309,570 as per the 2017 enumeration, Swat is the fifteenth biggest area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The locale is occupied to a great extent by Pashtuns, aside from in the valley’s highest spans, where the Kohistani individuals overwhelm.
Swat’s normal height is 980 m (3,220 ft), bringing about an impressively cooler and wetter atmosphere contrasted with the greater part of Pakistan. With rich timberlands, verdant elevated glades, and snow-topped mountains, Swat is one of the nation’s most prominent traveler goals.