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Which Valley is known as the Switzerland of Pakistan?
Valley that is known as the Switzerland of Pakistan is Swat
The district of Swat is located in the Malakand Division of Khyber Pukhtonkhwa province in Pakistan. It is located at a distance of about 247 Kilo Meters from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. Normally it takes Five hours to reach the valley but by the use Swat Expressway also known as Swat Motorway, the time of travel can be decreased to Three Hours.
The valley is famous for its natural beauty, lush green grass fields, river and mountains. Capital city of Swat is Saidu Sharif, Mingora.
When was the state of Swat included in Pakistan?
In 1969, Swat became part of Pakistan. Prior to 1969, the valley was a self-governing princely state.
Is Swat safe for tourists?
After successful military operation in the region, now the valley is 100 per cent safe for foreign tourists. The valley was taken over by Pakistani Taliban in 2007, which were then removed from the valley through successful military operation in the region.
Source: Above answer is based on the information given by Dawn Newspaper and Express Tribune.