Bala Hissar (Pashto/Urdu/Persian: قلعه بالا حصار) is one of the most historic places of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The word Bala Hissar is from Dari Persian, meaning, "elevated or high fort". The name was given by the Pashtun King Timur Shah Durrani (1773–1793), who used the fort as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire, with the summer capital being in Kabul.
Latitude: 34° 00' 46.01" N
Longitude: 71° 34' 10.99" E
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