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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 32.3°N 67.9276162°E
Altitude: 195 m (640 feet)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Khushab
State/Province: Punjab
Country: Pakistan
Transport links
North Western Railway
Sind-Sagar Railway

Khushab was a town on the right bank of the River Jhelum in Shahpur District of Punjab during the British period. Around 1865 a new town was laid out and It was constituted a second class municipality in 1867. It was also a junction on the Sind Sagar Branch of the North Western Railway.


  • 1855: 7,261
  • 1868: 8,509
  • 1881: 8,989
  • 1891: 9,832

Further Reading

  • Wilson, J., "Gazetteer of the Shahpur District Revised Edition 1897," Civil and Military Gazette Press, Lahore, 1897. Reprint: Sang-e-Meel Publications, Lahore 1994.

External links

Historical books online