Abbotabad is main city of Hazara Region. Its local Lagguage is Hindko. Abbotabad is located at 150 kilometers north of Islamabad and 200 kilometers East of Peshawar.
Abbotabad lies on Karakoram Highway and located in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. It is the third largest city in the province after Peshawar and Mardan. The city is situated in the Orash Valley. It lies at an altitude of 4,120 feet or 1,260 meters.
The city is well known throughout Pakistan for its pleasant weather. It has high standard educational institutions, also has military establishments institutes. It remains a major hub for tourism of the Northern Areas in the summer