also spelled  Naushahra 

      town, North-West Frontier (North-West Frontier Province) Province, northern Pakistan. Lying on a sandy plain surrounded by hills, on the banks of the Kābul River (there bridged), Nowshera is a commercial and industrial centre that is connected by rail and road with Dargai (Malākand Pass), Mardān, Peshāwar, and Rāwalpindi. The town's industries include cotton, wool, and paperboard mills and chemical and newsprint factories, powered by the Malākand-Dargai and Warsak hydroelectric projects. Nowshera has a government college affiliated with the University of Peshāwar. Pop. (1998 prelim.) 89,428.

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