Gulshan-e-Iqbal

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Gulshan-e-Iqbal (Urdu: گلشن اقبال ‎) is a large residential and commercial neighbourhood of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1] The name "Gulshan-e-Iqbal" means "the garden of Iqbal", referring to the national poet of Pakistan, Allama Muhammad Iqbal. It has notable gardens.[2]

There are several ethnic groups in Gulshan-e-Iqbal including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis and Christians. The population of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town is estimated to be over one million.

There are also parks named Gulshan-e-Iqbal in Lahore, Sialkot and Gujranwala.

Gulshan-e-Iqbal is divided in two parts:

Famous Islamic Centers in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town:

  • Jamia Abu Bakr Al-Islamia (block 5)
  • Jamia Sattaria Islamia (nipa chorangi)
  • Jamia Darasaat (opposite safari park)
  • Jamia Ahsan ul Uloom

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Coordinates: 24°55′N 67°05′E / 24.917°N 67.083°E / 24.917; 67.083