Sites & cities that bear the name of Saidu Sharif

Saidu Sharif

Today in : Pakistan
First trace of activity : ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Baligram, سيدو شريف

Description : Saidū Sharīf (Pashto/Urdu: سيدو شريف) is the Capital City of Swat District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The city also serves as the capital city of Malakand division. Named after Saidu Baba, a prominent leader of the former Yusufzai State of Swat. Saidu Sharif is the hub of several official buildings, and archeological sites such as the Swat Museum, the Tomb of Saidu Baba, Royal residential Palace of former Wali Swat and the archaeological remains of the Butkara Buddhist Stupa.

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