Mansehra is a city in northern Pakistan. One of the largest cities of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, it is the capital of Mansehra District.
The city hosts the Mansehra Shiva Temple, which is famous for its annual Shivarathri festival. Mansehra is surrounded by verdant mountains. Mansehra makes its boundary on the north to Kohistan and Battagram districts, on the east to Muzaffarabad district of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, on the south to Abbottabad and Haripur districts and on the west to Shangla and Buner districts. Mansehra District is dominated by high mountains, varying in elevation from 200 meters in the south to over 4500 meters above sea level in the north. The famous Babusar pass is situated on the north-eastern boundary of the district. The Nanga Parbat Mountain is located about 40 kilometers from the north eastern boundary of the district.The climate is cold in much winter and pleasantly warm in summer. The northern part like Kaghan valley is cold in summer and extremely cold in winter and it receives heavy snowfall. District has two distinct seasons; the summer season which lasts from April to September and winter season which is from October to March.