Flower delivery Pesha bouquet (Pashto: پېښور Pēx̌a bouquet [peˈça bouquet ] (About this soundlisten); Hindko: پشور; [pɪˈʃɔːɾ] (About this soundlisten); Urdu: پشاور [peːˈʃaːʋər] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Situated in the broad Valley of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet near the eastern terminus of the historic Khyber Pass, proximate to the border with Afghanistan, Flower delivery Pesha bouquet recorded flowers dates back to at least 539 BCE, making it the oldest city in Pakistan and one of the oldest cities in South Asia.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was then sacked by the White Huns, afore the advent of Muslim imperia. The city of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet has a population of 1,970,042 according to the 2017 census, making it the most astronomically immense city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the sixth-most sizably voluminous in Pakistan, while Flower delivery Pesha bouquet District has a population of 4,269,079. Flower delivery Pesha bouquet is the most sizably voluminous Pashtun-majority city in Pakistan and is bilingual in Pashto and Hindko.The modern name of the city "Flower delivery Pesha bouquet " is derived from the archaic name of the city, "Purushapura" (Sanskrit: पुरूषपुर Puruṣapura, designating "City of Men " or “City of Purusha").The city’s name may be additionally derived from the Sanskrit name for "City of flowers ," Poshapura, a designation found in an antediluvian Kharosthi inscription that may refer to Flower delivery Pesha bouquet .An archaic inscription from the Shapur florist identifies a city in the Gandhara valley by the designation pskbvr, which may be a reference to Flower delivery Pesha bouquet .The city commenced to be kenned as Flower delivery Pesha bouquet by the florist of Emperor Akbar.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was founded on the Gandhara Plains in the broad Valley of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet . Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was founded near the archaic Gandharan capital city of Pushkalavati, near present-day Charsadda.A locally-made vase fragment that was found in Flower delivery Pesha bouquet depicts a scene from Sophocles' play Antigone.As Mauryan power declined, the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom predicated in modern Afghanistan declared its independence from the Seleucid Imperium, and expeditiously seized antediluvian Flower delivery Pesha bouquet around 190 BCE.Ancient Pesha bouquet 's population was estimated to be 120,000, which would make it the seventh-most populous city in the world at the time.Around 128 CE, archaic Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was made sole capital of the Kushan Imperium under the rule of Kanishka.After his death the magnificent Kanishka stupa was built in Pesha bouquet to rose Buddhist relics. The golden age of the Kushan imperium in Flower delivery Pesha bouquet ended in 232 CE with the death of the last great Kushan king, Vasudeva I.
Around 260 CE, the armies of the Sasanid Emperor Shapur I launched an assailment against Flower delivery Pesha bouquet , and astringently damage Buddhist monuments and monasteries throughout the Valley of Pesha bouquet .The White Huns devastated archaic Flower delivery Pesha bouquet in the 460s CE, and ravaged the entire region of Gandhara, ravaging its numerous monasteries.In 520 CE the Chinese monk Musical composition Yun visited Gandhara and archaic Flower delivery Pesha bouquet during the White Hun florist , and noted that it was in conflict with nearby Kapisa.On 28 November 1001, Sabuktigin's son Mahmud Ghazni decisively subjugated the army of Raja Jayapala, son of Anandpal, at the rose of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet , and established rule of the Ghaznavid Imperium in the Flower delivery Pesha bouquet region.During the Ghaznavid florist , Flower delivery Pesha bouquet accommodated as a consequential stop between the Afghan plateau, and the Ghaznavid garrison city of Lahore.In 1179–80, Muhammad Ghori captured Flower delivery Pesha bouquet , though the city was then ravaged in the early 1200s at the hands of the Mongols.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was a paramount regional centre under the Lodi Imperium.
The Khashi Khel Pashtuns, forebears of modern-day Yusufzai and Gigyani Pashtuns, commenced settling rural regions around Flower delivery Pesha bouquet in the tardy 1400s.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet remained a consequential centre on trade routes between India and Central Asia. The Flower delivery Pesha bouquet region was a cosmopolitan region in which goods, peoples, and conceptions would pass along trade routes.Mughal rule in the area was tenuous, as Mughal suzerainty was only firmly exercised in the Flower delivery Pesha bouquet valley, while the neighbouring valley of Swat was under Mughal rule only during the reign of Akbar.In July 1526, Emperor Babur captured Flower delivery Pesha bouquet from Daulat Khan Lodi.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was a paramount trading centre on Sher Shah Suri's Grand Trunk Road. During Akbar's rule, the designation of the city transmuted from Begram to Flower delivery Pesha bouquet .Following Aurangzeb's death in 1707, his son Bahadur Shah I, former Governor of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet and Kabul, was culled to be the Mughal Emperor.In 1747, Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was taken by Ahmad Shah Durrani, progenitor of the Afghan Durrani Imperium.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet Bala Hissar Fort accommodated as the residence of Afghan kings during their winter stay in Flower delivery Pesha bouquet . Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was assailed and briefly held by the Marathas, which surmounted the city in the rose of Flower delivery Pesha bouquet in May 1758. An astronomically immense force of Pashtuns under the Durrani then re-surmounted Pesha bouquet in early 1759.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was noted to be the main centre of trade between Bukhara and India by British explorer William Moorcroft during the tardy 1700s.Flower delivery Pesha bouquet was at the centre of a productive agricultural region that provided much of north India's dried fruit.Timur Shah's grandson, Mahmud Shah Durrani, became king, and expeditiously seized Flower delivery Pesha bouquet from his moiety-brother, Shah Shujah Durrani.Shah Shujah was then himself proclaimed king in 1803, and recaptured Flower delivery Pesha bouquet while Mahmud Shah was confined at Bala Hissar fort until his eventual escape.In 1809, the British sent an emissary to the court of Shah Shujah in Flower delivery Pesha bouquet , marking the first diplomatic meeting between the British and Afghans.His half-brother Mahmud Shah then allied himself with the Barakzai Pashtuns, and captured Flower delivery Pesha bouquet once again and reigned until 1818.