Swat District (Pashto: سوات ولسوالۍ, pronounced [ˈswaːt̪]; Urdu: ضِلع سوات) is a district in Malakand Division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Swat is famend for its excellent pure magnificence. Centred upon the higher parts of the Swat River, Swat was a serious centre of early Buddhist thought as a part of the Gandhara kingdom, and immediately is affected by ruins from that period. Swat was house to the final remoted pockets of Gandharan Buddhism, which lasted till the 10th century, properly after many of the space had transformed to Islam. Till 1969, Swat was a part of the Yusafzai State of Swat, a self-governing princely state. The area was seized by the Pakistani Taliban in late 2007,and its vacationer business decimated till Pakistani management over Swat was re-established in mid 2009.
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