Jhelum District

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Jhelum District
Jhelum district.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates:
Altitude:
Present Day Details
Place Name: Jhelum District, Chakwal District
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Jhelum District was one of the districts of Rawalpindi Division of Punjab. In 1904, it was the 15th largest district in area and 21st largest in population amongst all the districts of the province.[1]

Headquarters

  • Jhelum
  • Tilla summer headquarters of the Deputy Commissioner

Neighbours

As in 1904.

Cities and Towns

Tehsils

The district was divided into 4 tehsils (as in 1904).

Communications

Telegraph Offices

There were telegraph offices at the following locations (1904):

  • Dandot
  • Dina
  • Golpur
  • Haranpur
  • Jhelum
  • Khewrah
  • Lilla
  • Pind Dadan Khan
  • Sohawa
  • Tarakki

Transport

Rail

  • North-Western Railway passed through Jhelum Tehsil.
  • Sind-Sagar Branch transversed the Pind Dadan Khan plain.
  • Mari-Attock Line with a station at Injra.

Road

The Grand Trunk (GT) passed through here

Government

District was under a Deputy Commissioner.

Industries

  • Mayo Salt mines at Khewra

References

  1. Gazetteer of the Jhelum District 1904, Punjab Government, Lahore 1907. Reprint: Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, Pakistan 2004. ISBN: 969-35-1558-7 pg 1

External Links

Further Reading

  • Gazetteer of the Jhelum District 1904, Punjab Government, Lahore 1907. Reprint: Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, Pakistan 2004. ISBN: 969-35-1558-7