The original district of Peshawar was a district of the North-West Frontier Province of British India. At independence in 1947 the old Peshawar District became Peshawar Division, containing the current district of Peshawar.
Under the latest revision of Pakistan's administrative structure, promulgated in 2001,Peshawar was given status as a City district, and divided into four towns.Each town in turn consists of a group of union councils (U.C.'s).
1.Peshawar Town I
2.Peshawar Town II
3.Peshawar Town III
4.Peshawar Town IV