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* Section beyond Sialkot to Jammu Tawi
* Section beyond Sialkot to Jammu Tawi
* Sialkot-Narowal Railway
* Sialkot-Narowal Railway
* Punjab District Gazetteers volumeXXIII-A Sialkot 1920, Lahore, 1921. Reprinted as Gazetter of the Sialkot District 1920, Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore, 2005.
== External links ==
== External links ==
[http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V22_332.gif Sialkot District] Imperial Gazetteer
===Historical books online===
*[http://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V22_332.gif Sialkot District] Imperial Gazetteer
*[http://dli.serc.iisc.ernet.in/handle/2015/105634 ''Gazetteer Of The Sialkot District 1895'']. A volume in the series ''Punjab District Gazetteers''. Pdf download, Digital Library of India.
*[http://dli.serc.iisc.ernet.in/handle/2015/105635 ''Punjab District Gazetteers Sialkot District Vol. 23 Pt.a 1920'']. Pdf download, Digital Library of India.

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Sialkot District
Sialkot district.jpg
Presidency: Bengal
Present Day Details
Place Name: Sialkot District
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Sialkot District was an administrative subdivision in the Lahore Division of Punjab Province during the British period.




In 1858, the district was divided into four tehsils: Sialkot, Zafrwal, Pasrur and Daska. In 1881, it was divided into a further tehsil of Daska. After 1912, parts of Daska and Pasrur Tehsils were given to Gujranwala District while parts of Raya Tehsil went to Sheikhupura District. By 1920, it had the following 4 tehsils: Daska, Pasrur, Sialkot and Zafarwal.


  • According to the 1913-14 settlement, its area was 1,962 square miles.


The district's population in 1911 was 979,553.

Cities and Towns


  • Daska
  • Pasrur
  • Raya
  • Sialkot
  • Zafarwal



North Western Railway 5 feet 6 inches gauge system within the district. The lines were:

  • Branch line from Wazirabad to Sialkot to the frontier of the Jammu State.
  • Section beyond Sialkot to Jammu Tawi
  • Sialkot-Narowal Railway

External links

Historical books online