Risalpur is a city situated in the province of Khyber Pakhtoon Khwa.

Risalpur is known as "Home of Eagles" and "Home of Sappers". It has several important educational institutions and industrial plants.The Risalpur cantonment itself lies on high ground, some 30 feet above the surrounding area, with the oldest building dating from 1913 or 1914.

Pakistan Army's Risalpur Cantonment and Military College of Engineering, Pakistan Army Engineers center and Military Engineering Services School are at Risalpur. The Pakistan Air Force Academy is also in the city, as is the Pakistan Railways' Pakistan Locomotive Factory.