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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 34.1898222°N 71.9670561°E
Altitude: 283 metres (928 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Mardan
State/Province: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, old NWFP
Country: Pakistan
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Mardan was a cantonment near Nowshera in Peshawar District in North West Frontier Province during the British period. It was the headquarters of the Corps of Guides, Punjab Frontier Force.

Churches and Missions



Guides Cemetery


  • The QVO Corps of Guides Memorial Arch, also known as 'Cavagnari's Arch' after Sir Louis Cavagnari

External links

Historical books online

  • Mardan Town Imperial Gazetteer
  • "Mardan" page 159 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library
  • "Mardan" page 285, History of the Guides, 1846-1922, published 1938. HathiTrust Digital Library. Possibly not viewable in USA etc.