About Swat Valley;
Sawat( سوات) is a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is the upper valley of the Swat River, which rises in the Hindu Kush range. The capital of Swat is Saidu Sharif, but the main town in the Swat valley is Mingora. It was a princely state (see Swat (princely state) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa until it was dissolved in 1969. The valley is almost entirely populated by ethnic Pashtuns. The language spoken in the valley is Pashto. With high mountains, green meadows, and clear lakes, it is a place of great natural beauty.