Khyber Pass

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Khyber Pass
Khyber pass.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 34.102179°N 71.121968°E
Altitude:
Present Day Details
Place Name: Khyber Pass
State/Province: Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Alternative spelling: Khaibar Pass, Khaiber Pass

The Khyber Pass connects the Pakistani province of NWFP to Afghanistan. It is currently part of Khyber Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan.

History

Battle of Khyber Pass 1842

Also see

Locations within the Pass

Cemeteries

  • Ali Masjid
  • Landi Kotal

Forts

External links

Historical books online

  • The Khyber by Edward A. Morphy. 1899 Full title: The Khyber: a Sketch of the Pass, its Establishment, Physical Features and Recent History …and some Hints to Travellers. Archive.org, Digital Library of India Collection
  • Khyber page 227 North-West Frontier Province, Imperial Gazetteer of India Provincial Series 1908 Archive.org
  • "Chapter IV Khyber and Beyond" page 69 Khyber Caravan: Through Kashmir, Waziristan, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Northern India] by Gordon Sinclair 1936. Archive.org. Also available PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. If download button does not display, locate in Books/Indian Subcontinent/1936. Gordon Sinclair (Wikipedia), Canadian journalist.
  • Permanent Way Through the Khyber by Victor Bayley 1939, first published 1934. Link to a pdf download PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. Also see Khyber Railway.