city, east-central North-West Frontier Province, northern Pakistan. It is situated 38 miles (61 km) northeast of Rāwalpindi (Rawalpindi). A hill station (4,120 feet [1,256 metres]), it lies on a plateau at the southern corner of the Rāsh (Orāsh) Plain and is the gateway to the picturesque Kāgān Valley. It is connected by road with the Indus Plain and Kashmir and by railhead (at Haveliān, 10 miles [16 km] south) with Peshāwar. Abbottābād is a district market centre. It was founded in 1853 and named after Major James Abbott, the first British deputy commissioner of the region. There are parks, a preparatory school, several colleges affiliated with the University of Peshāwar, and a forest research centre. The Pakistan Military Academy is at Kākul, 5 miles (8 km) northeast. Major iron-ore deposits are nearby. With its lush scenery and proximity to the Himalayas and the Karakoram Range, the city is a popular summer resort. Pop. (1998) 105,999.

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