Islamabad is home to many migrants from other regions of Pakistan and has a
cultural and religious diversity of considerable antiquity. Due to its location
on the Pothohar Plateau, remnants of ancient cultures and civilizations such as
Aryan, Soanian, and Indus Valley civilization can still be found in the region.
A 15th century Gakhar fort, Pharwala Fort, which was built on the remains of a
10th century Hindu fort, is located near Islamabad. Rawat Fort in the region
was built by the Gakhars in 16th century and contains the grave of the Gakhar
chief, Sultan Sarang Khan.
Saidpur village in Islamabad is