Upper Dir (Pashto: دیر بالا) is one in all the 26 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The city of Dir is that the district headquarters.
At the time of independence, Dir was a princely state dominated by governor sovereign Jehan Khan. it had been integrated with Asian nation in 1969 and anon declared as a region in 1970. In 1996, it had been divided into higher and Lower Dir districts. This district is placed within the northern a part of Asian nation. It borders Chitral district and Asian country on the north and north west and Swat district to the east, and on the south by Lower Dir District.[4