Peshawar

Looking for
Expats in Peshawar?

Connect with fellow expats in Peshawar
Get information in our Pakistan guides
Join exciting events and groups
Exchange tips about expat life in Pakistan

Adam Malewski

"It is fun to get involved in this expat community with so many great and helpful people. Settling in Pakistan was much easier than we expected."

Birgit Meißner

"I love InterNations because it made finding new acquaintances here in Lahore so easy. Thanks!"

Living in Peshawar

Peshawar is a city of around 2.5 million people, situated in the far north of Pakistan. It is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, once known as the Northwest Frontier Province, and Peshawar is still known as “The City on the Frontier”. It sits close to the Afghan border at the ancient Khyber Pass and has long been an important crossroads in Asia. Its position has resulted in the city being one of the most vibrant and diverse in the region. It is an ancient center, with the city’s Bala Hisar Fort being one of the most historic places in the city. The Old City Center itself, with the Qissa Khwani Bazaar, Clock Tower Square and the Mohabbat Khan Mosque is a major draw for visitors and a melting pot of different cultures and voices. To make sense of this disparate city, InterNations provides a platform for expats living in Peshawar and across the globe to connect and exchange information.

Other Expats Living in Peshawar

Networking Events near Peshawar

Find More Information in Our Pakistan Expat Guides

  • Moving to Pakistan

    With its fascinating culture and breathtaking scenery, Pakistan has plenty to offer to adventurous expats around the world. In this section, we analyze the country’s current demographics, climate, as well the paperwork and visa application process for Pakistan.
  • Living in Pakistan

    Living in Pakistan can give you an insight into one of the world’s newest republics and the lifestyle associated with a Muslim majority country. In this part of the Expat Guide, we tell you more about healthcare, transport and education in Pakistan.
  • Working in Pakistan

    With a wealth of developing industries, sectors such as cotton processing, rice production, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and construction all offer great opportunities for employment in Pakistan. You can read more about the economy, taxation and job market in our Expat Guide.

Exchange tips about living in Pakistan

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Pakistan expat forums.

Moving to Peshawar

Due to its strategic position, Peshawar is still an important transport hub. The Peshawar International Airport provides connections to all major Pakistan cities and also serves many international routes. Peshawar is also a major station on Pakistan’s railway network and is connected to the road network by major highways like the Karakoram Highway and the Grand Trunk Road. In the city itself, any expatriate moving to Peshawar will find everything from the Bus Rapid Transit system to taxis and auto rickshaws in use. The city’s population has grown rapidly and there are many diverse neighborhoods. Educational establishments run from pre-school to higher institutions like the University of Peshawar. To make the right choices in the city, expats living in Peshawar can network on InterNations to share information and advice.

Working in Peshawar

Peshawar maintains a high profile as a trading town, due to its position and economic domination of the local area. There are many markets in the city and agricultural products from the surrounding countryside make up a large part of the local economy. Health and education are also large employers in the area and the technology sector has grown rapidly. InterNations provides the ideal meeting place for expatriates in Peshawar to come together, make connections and explore opportunities. On the discussion groups and forums, the new expat working in Peshawar can network with other internationally focused individuals and forge new relationships to help make the most of the economic opportunities in the city. To support this online community, InterNations content section, including the Expat Magazine, provides many articles and advice on living the expatriate lifestyle.

Adam Malewski

"It is fun to get involved in this expat community with so many great and helpful people. Settling in Pakistan was much easier than we expected."

Birgit Meißner

"I love InterNations because it made finding new acquaintances here in Lahore so easy. Thanks!"