Bahawalpur

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Bahawalpur
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Presidency:
Coordinates: 29.395556°N 71.683611°E
Altitude: 461 m (1,512 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Bahawalpur
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links

Bahawalpur was the capital of Bahawalpur State until its merger with Pakistan in 1955. It is now the capital of Bahawalpur District, one of three districts making up the former state.

History

It was founded in 1748 by Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi I.

Health

Hospitals

Bahawal Victoria Hospital
  • Bahawal Victoria Hospital (1906) (formerly Civil Hospital 1867)

Places of interest

  • Royal Palaces
  • Bahawalpur Library (1924). Second largest in the province.

External Links

Historical books online