Gujar Khan Tehsil
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Gujar Khan Tehsil, head-quartered at Gujar Khan, is one of the seven Tehsils (sub-divisions) of Rawalpindi District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is administratively subdivided into 33 Union Councils and according to the 1998 census has a population of 493,000.
"Southern tahsil of Rawalpindi District, Punjab, lying between 33°4′ and 33°26′ N. and 72°56′ and 73°37′ E., with an area of 567 square miles. It is bounded on the east by the Jhelum river, which cuts it off from Kashmir territory. Except for a low ridge of sandstone hills along the Jhelum, the tahsil consists of a plain intersected by numerous ravines. The population in 1901 was 150,566,compared with 152,455 in 1891. It contains 381 villages, of which Gujar Khan is the head-quarters. The land revenue and cesses in 1903-4 amounted to 2-7 lakhs."
The tehsil of Gujar Khan is administratively subdivided into 33 Union Councils, these are: 1. Bewal - 2. Bhadana - 3. Changa Bangial - 4. Daultala - 5. Devi - 6. Gujar Khan-I - 7. Gujar Khan-II - 8. Gujar Khan-III - 9. Gulyana - 10. Gungrila - 11. Jand Mehlo - 12. Jarmot Kalan - 13. Jatli - 14. Jhungle - 15. Kalyam Awan - 16. Kaniat Khalil - 17. Karumb Ilyas - 18. Kauntrila - 19. Kuri Dolal - 20. Mandrah - 21. Manghot - 22. Mankiala Branmma - 23. Matwa - 24. Mohra Noori - 25. Narali - 26. Punjgran Kalan - 27. Qazian - 28. Raman - 29. Sahang - 30. Sui Cheemian - 31. Sukho - 32. Syed Kasran - 33. Thathi.34. Kuri Hazaro
Education Super Wings Group of Colleges is also a very beautiful institute of Gujar Khan
Large reserves of oil and gas were discovered in February 2002 at Tobra, about ten kilometres from Gujar Khan. The field is being developed by the Oil and Gas Development Company. The field could produce 1,600 barrels of crude oil daily.
- Zila, Tehsil & Town Councils Membership for Punjab - Election Commission of Pakistan
- District Government of Rawalpindi
- Ramesh Chandra Majumdar; Bhāratīya Itihāsa Samiti (1954). The History and Culture of the Indian People: The classical age. G. Allen & Unwin. p. 64. "."
- Gujar Khān, v. 12, p. 353
- Asia Times Online (Holdings) Ltd. "Business in Asia". Retrieved 2007-07-02.