Location of CUSIT
City University of Science & Information Technology (CUSIT), Peshawar is located in the City of Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Peshawar is one of the oldest living cities in South Asia. Lying at the foot of the world famous Khyber Pass, this historical city has been the gateway to central Asia, providing a vital commercial, cultural and religious link. The mighty hordes of invaders including Aryans, Scythians, Persians, Bactrians, Kushans, Huns, Turks, Mongols and Mughals have passed through it before moving forward to India, In the past, the city has been mentioned by various names like 'Pushpapura' meaning the 'City of Flowers' but the present name Peshawar, meaning 'The Place at the Frontier' was given by the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Peshawar, Inspite of great stresses, has retained its old complexion. A walk through the city blind alleys will tell you its centuries old grandeur and complexion. Remains of the old walled city and its gates tell the story of the good old days. It is undoubtedly a true metropolis of the Orient. Hospitality is never held back in this land of contrast and beauty. Some of the attractions at the city include Balahisar Fort, the 17th century Mahabat Khan Mosque, Monuments of Buddhist era, Peshawar Museum, Qissa Khawani Bazar, City Centre square-the Chowk Yadgar, reputed educational institutions and the like.
The city is linked with the world through an international airport, it has good network of roads and railways with other cities of Pakistan. Public transport, intra-city and inter-city, is available. Hotel accommodation is available from low to very expensive. Eating areas are available all over the town offering traditional and international cuisines. Shopping areas are generally located in the old city and cantonment area. Weather in Peshawar is extreme, both in summer and winter. Summer months are from April to September with temperature ranging from 25c - 45c and winter from November to March with temperature 5c - 12c.