Bhalwal Tehsil

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تحصِيل بهلوال
Tehsil
Bhalwal Tehsil
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Sargodha District
Capital Bhalwal
Union councils 53
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,056,600
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Bhalwal Tehsil (Punjabi,Urdu: تحصِيل بهلوال‎) is a subdivision (tehsil) of Sargodha District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is administratively subdivided into 53 union councils, four of which form the tehsil capital Bhalwal.[1] Population is 820,000 (1998) being mainly Muslim and Punjabi speaking.

The boundaries of the tehsil are marked by the Jhelum River and the Chenab River. According to the 2008 census, the total population of the tehsil was 1,056,600.

Administration[edit]

The tehsil is administratively subdivided into the following union councils:[1]

  • Ali Pur Syedan
  • Bhabra
  • Bhalwal-I (Urban)
  • Bhalwal-II (Urban)
  • Bhalwal-III (Urban)
  • Bhalwal-IV (Urban)
  • Bhera-I (Urban)
  • Bhera-II (Urban)
  • Butcha Kalan
  • Chabba Purana
  • Chak No. 10/Ml
  • Chak No. 02/Nb
  • Chak No. 10/Nb
  • Chak No. 09/Nb
  • Chak No. 15/Sb
  • Chak No. 18/Nb
  • Chak No. 8/Nb
  • Chak No. 11/Sb
  • Chak No. 19/Sb
  • Chak Ramdas
  • Chauwal
  • Chak Saida
  • Chawa
  • Deowal
  • Dhal
  • Dhori
  • Dodha
  • Fateh Garh
  • Garhi Kala
  • Ghulla Pur
  • Gurna
  • Hazoor Pur
  • Hujjan
  • Jan Muhammad Wala
  • Kalyan Pur
  • Khan Muhammad Wala
  • Kot Ahmed Khan
  • Kot Miana
  • Kot Moman-I (Urban)
  • Kot Moman-Ii (Urban)
  • Kot Raja
  • Lilliani Janubi
  • Lilliani Shumali
  • Mateela
  • Davispur
  • Mela
  • Miani(Urban)
  • Midh Pargana Miani
  • Midh Ranjha
  • Muazzamabad
  • Naseer Pur Kalan
  • Phularwan (Urban)
  • Purana Bhalwal
  • Ratto Kala
  • Salam
  • Takhat Hazara
  • Thatti Noor

Deowal is a village 7 km from Bhalwal City, linked by roads to several neighboring villages (e.g., Kotmoman, Lilyani, Salam, and Chak #4 NB). A boys' high school, girls' middle school, and a basic health unit are active in Deowal. Recently Sui Gas facility was also provided to the people of this village. The main crops cultivated are sugar cane, wheat, rice, and kinnow.

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