Swabi District is the fourth most populous district of the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa inPakistan. It lies between the Indus and Kabul Rivers.Pashto is main language spoken in a specific dialect. Gujri and Punjabi Language (in Hindko dialect) are spoken by few. Urdubeing National language is also spoken and understood.
Once part of the Gandhara civilization, Swabi contains many important archaeological sites, which are tourist attractions. Alexander the Great crossed the Indus River where the village of Hund now lies on its right bank. Hund is an archaeological treasure; it was the capital of the Hindu Shahi for nearly three hundred years.
Swabi is famous for the famous Pashtun folk love story of Yusuf Khan and Sherbano. Visitors come to the village of Shera Ghund (situated along with Shewa Adda) and climb Karamar Mountain in the town of Kalu Khan to visit the tomb of Yousaf Khan.
The Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology is located in the village of Topi and University of SWABI is located in village Anbar Karnal Sher Khan Cadet College Swabi is located in the village of Ismaila.Women university Swabi Branch.
This city is the home to several great rivers, the Indus, the Kabul Rivers. There are also several smaller streams, which are Badrai, originating from Buner crossing Salim Khan, Manerai, Swabi, Kala, Darra, Panjpir and so on until it meets the Indus river near Ambar. Maini has a stream the water emerges from the center of the village. It is used for irrigation. This stream is called china in the local language, meaning “spring”. They all have natural springs called china in Maini, chino in Kotha andbayin in Topi.