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Charsadda is a town and headquarters of Charsadda District, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. According to the 2017 census, it is the eighty-fifth-largest city in Pakistan.
The total area of Charsadda District measures about 996 square Km. Located in the Valley of Peshawar, Charsadda lies about 29 kilometers (18 mi) from the provincial capital of Peshawar at an altitude of 276 meters (906 ft). The district is geographically organized into two primary parts: Do Aaba (Pashto: Duaba) and Hashtnagar (Pashto: Ashnaghar).
Charsadda, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is noted for its khaddar or khadi, a coarse, hand-woven cotton fabric that is popular throughout the country. As the cold winter months approach, khaddar makes its way into the city's marketplaces, where sales are usually brisk. However, Charsadda is irrigated by three rivers: the Kabul, the Swat, and the Jindi. After that, the three rivers unite to form the Indus River.
The people of the district are friendly, and the men wear Shalwar Kameez with a topi on their heads, while the ladies wear trousers and a shirt with a "Chadar." The Hujra is the principal social center for men, with public and private concerns handled in the Pakhtun Culture's "Jirga" system. The people's traditional dance is "Bhangra," and the famous song is "Tapa."
The pure Khan families of Muhammadzai make up about 80% of the population, which is further divided into subtribes. Bati Khel, Oryaz Khel, Daulat Khel, Piran Khel, Parich Khel, and others are some of the district's prominent tribes. Pashto is the people's predominant language, spoken by 99 % of the population. In offices, schools, colleges, and institutions, Urdu is spoken by 1% of the population.
The majority of the population is well educated, with a literacy rate of over 69%, which is considered high by comparison to other cities. The district is home to a top institution as well as numerous schools and colleges. Table tennis, football, cricket, snooker, and badminton are also popular sports in the region. For the district's rural areas, Guli Danda, Kabaddi, Nakhay, and Chandru are important sports.