Khyber Pass

Khyber Pass
The pass connects Landi Kotal to the Valley of Peshawar.
Elevation1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Traversed by1000x25pxN-5 National Highway; Khyber Pass Railway
LocationBetween Landi Kotal and Jamrud
RangeSpīn Ghar (Safēd Kōh)
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The Khyber Pass (also called the Khaiber Pass or Khaybar Pass) (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is a pass between Pakistan with Afghanistan; National border Pass (International). It is the National Pass of Pakistan, and connects the frontiers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, to Afghanistan.

Throughout history it has been an important trade route between Central Asia and South Asia, and a strategic military place. The actual pass summit is 5 kilometers inside Pakistan at Landi Kotal. The pass cuts through the Safed Koh mountains which are a far southeastern extension of the Hindu Kush range.the height of the khyber pass is 1,070 and width is 140m.

The area around the Pass is inhabited by a number of Pashtun tribes, especially the Afridis.