History

Bannu (A district of British India) is presently a district of Khyber PakhtunKhwa province in Pakistan. Bannu, Bana, or Bani Gul, (as pronounced by the locals) was the Principal city of the district and was an important road junction and market city. It is situated on the south of Peshawar and Kohat at a distance of nearly 118 miles and 79 miles respectively, It is at 89 miles distance in the north of Dera Ismail Khan. It forms the base for all punitive expeditions to the Tochi Valley and Waziri frontier. The district of Bannu, contains an area of 1680 sq.miles lying north of the Indus. The valley of Bannu proper forms an irregular oval, measuring 60 miles from north to south and about 40 miles from east to west. After the annexation of the Punjab the valley was administered by Sir Herbert Edwardes and thus was also known as Edwardesabad. Majority of the population still live in villages. Still the Urban area is over crowded with people. Urban Area of Bannu is divided in two phases i.e Main City and Cantonment Area.

Bannu Pakisthan Map

# Article Title
1 How Bannu was shared?
2 Bannu Demography
3 Bannu of British India
4 Neighbours of Bannu
5 Origin of the Name “Bannu”
6 Origin of People of Bannu
7 People of Bannu
8 Costumes of Bannu
9 Bannu Festivals
10 Points of visit in Bannu
11 Education in Bannu
12 Religion & Religious places in Bannu
13 Medical facilities in Bannu
14 Bannu Sports
15 Help at the time of “Partition”
16 The Brief History of Bannu