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'''Gujranwala District''' was part of [[Lahore Division]] of [[Punjab]].
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|presentname= [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujranwala_District Gujranwala District], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafizabad_District Hafizabad District], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nankana_Sahib_District Nankana Sahib  District], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikhupura_District Sheikhupura District]
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'''Gujranwala District''' was part of [[Lahore Division]] of [[Punjab|Punjab Province]] during the British period.
  
 
==Headquarters==
 
==Headquarters==
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* 1849 to 1851: Fort at [[Sheikhupura]]
 
* [[Gujranwala]]
 
* [[Gujranwala]]
 
  
 
==Neighbours==
 
==Neighbours==
* North-Western: Rive Chenab
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* North-Western: River Chenab
 
* South: [[Lahore District]]
 
* South: [[Lahore District]]
 
* North East: [[Sialkot District]]
 
* North East: [[Sialkot District]]
 
  
 
==Area==
 
==Area==
 
* 1881: 2,587 square miles
 
* 1881: 2,587 square miles
 
  
 
==Population==
 
==Population==
 
* 1881: 616, 892.
 
* 1881: 616, 892.
 
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
==Geography==
 
==Geography==
 
 
  
 
==Cities and Towns==
 
==Cities and Towns==
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* Gujranwala
 
* Gujranwala
 
* [[Hafizabad]]
 
* [[Hafizabad]]
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* [[Sheikhupura]]
 
* [[Wazirabad]]
 
* [[Wazirabad]]
 
  
 
==Sub-divisions==
 
==Sub-divisions==
There are three tehsils:
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There were three tehsils:
 
* Gujranwala
 
* Gujranwala
 
* Hafizabad
 
* Hafizabad
 
* Wazirabad
 
* Wazirabad
 
  
 
==Transportation==
 
==Transportation==
===Rail===
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====Rail====
 
* [[Punjab Northern State Railway]]
 
* [[Punjab Northern State Railway]]
  
 
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====Road====
===Road===
 
 
* The Grand Trunk (G.T.) Road passes through here.
 
* The Grand Trunk (G.T.) Road passes through here.
  
 
==Reading==
 
==Reading==
 
* Gazetteer of the Gujranwala District 1883-4, Lahore. Reprinted by Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore 2004
 
* Gazetteer of the Gujranwala District 1883-4, Lahore. Reprinted by Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore 2004
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==External Links==
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*[http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V22_332.gif Gujranwala District] Imperial Gazetteer
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujranwala_District Gujranwala District] Wikipedia
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafizabad_District Hafizabad District] Wikipedia
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[[Category:Locations]]
 
[[Category:Locations]]
[[Category:Cities, towns and villages in Bengal Presidency]]
 
 
[[Category:Districts]]
 
[[Category:Districts]]

Latest revision as of 10:29, 29 July 2012

Gujranwala District
Gujranwala district.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates:
Altitude:
Present Day Details
Place Name: Gujranwala District, Hafizabad District, Nankana Sahib District, Sheikhupura District
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Gujranwala District was part of Lahore Division of Punjab Province during the British period.

Headquarters

Neighbours

Area

  • 1881: 2,587 square miles

Population

  • 1881: 616, 892.

History

Geography

Cities and Towns

In 1881, there were 1,146 towns and villages in the district.

Sub-divisions

There were three tehsils:

  • Gujranwala
  • Hafizabad
  • Wazirabad

Transportation

Rail

Road

  • The Grand Trunk (G.T.) Road passes through here.

Reading

  • Gazetteer of the Gujranwala District 1883-4, Lahore. Reprinted by Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore 2004

External Links