Bahawalpur State

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Bahawalpur State
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Present Day Details
Place Name: Bahawalnagar District, Bahawalpur District, Rahim Yar Khan District
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
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Bahawalpur State was located in Punjab.

Capital

Area

15,003 sq miles[1]

Population

  • 1931: 984,612[2]

Towns and Villages

According to the 1931 Census, there were 2,376 towns and villages in the State.[3]

History

It was ruled by the Abbassi family from 1748 to 1954. The State acceeded to Pakistan and formally merged in 1955.


Present day divisions

Three districts, namely, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Bahawalnagar were formed out of this State.


Cities and Towns

Forts

Derawar Fort
  • Derawar Fort

References

  1. Census of India 1931 [1]
  2. Census of India 1931 [2]
  3. Census of India 1931 [3]

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