Why is Wah Cantt called Wah?

When the Mughal King watched the natural spring, he loudly said “Wah” (‘wow’). His words were as it is jotted down on the stones of history. After that day, this place is called Wah. Chaudhry Sardar Khan was the founder and first Deputy Director General of Pakistan ordnance Factories (POF), Wah Cantt.

Why is Wah famous?

Wah has a rich historical background and it remained a favorite place of great Mughal rulers who built several gardens here. Most famous of them is the “Wah Garden”. Located on GT Road the garden is still present with its remains of Mughal architecture.

Is Wah Cantt city or town?

Wah Cantonment (Punjabi and Urdu: واہ کینٹ) (often abbreviated to Wah Cantt) is a military cantonment located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is a part of Taxila Tehsil of Rawalpindi District. It is the 24th largest city of Pakistan by population.

Is there any chance of snowfall in Wah Cantt?

Wah Cantt Weather Forecast is feeling hopeful. CHILLY winds expected along with RAINFALL totals of 30-50 mm (11-13 Feb). A WINDSTORM is possible between Sunday and Monday with wind gusts of 55-75 km/h. Murree and Galiyat during this time will see HEAVY SNOWFALL of 1.5- 2 feet along with gusty winds of 40-60 km/h.

Which city of Pakistan is called city of education?

It is a UNESCO City of Literature and major center for Pakistan’s publishing industry; Lahore remains the foremost center of Pakistan’s literary scene. The city is also a major centre of education in Pakistan, with some of Pakistan’s leading universities based in the city.

How old is Taxila civilization?

Its origins go back to c. 600 BCE. Some ruins at Taxila date to the time of the Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BCE, followed successively by the Mauryan Empire, Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian, and Kushan Empire periods.

What region is Wah?

Wah Cantonment is situated in Tehsil Taxila, District Rawalpindi. It is located 35 KM away from Rawalpindi towards North on G.T Road.

Which city is called flowers in Pakistan?


Peshawar پېښور پشور پشاور
Nickname(s): City of Flowers
Peshawar Location within Pakistan Show map of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Show map of Pakistan Show all
Coordinates: 34°01′N 71°35′ECoordinates: 34°01′N 71°35′E
Country Pakistan

Which city of Pakistan is called city of Gold?

Muhammad-bin-Qasim called Multan as ‘The City of Gold’.

Where is takshashila now?

Taxila, Sanskrit Takshashila, ancient city of northwestern Pakistan, the ruins of which are about 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Rawalpindi.