|Altitude:||520 m (1,710 ft)|
|Present Day Details|
|State/Province:||Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, old NWFP|
Haripur town is about 45 miles north of Rawalpindi, in the Hazara plains. It was founded by Sardar Hari Singh Nalwa, a 19th century Sikh governor of the region. Apart from the Harkishan Garh Fort and old Sikh town and bazaar, some remnants of British rule also exist there and in the town's environs. During the British period it was in Hazara District, North West Frontier Province.
Haripur Imperial Gazetteer