Kahror Pacca

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كہروڑ پكّا
City
Kahror Pakka
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Lodhran District
Union councils 23[1]
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Kahror Pakka (Urdu: كہروڑ پكّا‎) (previously spelt Kahror Pacca), is a city and capital of Kahror Pakka Tehsil in Lodhran District of Punjab, Pakistan.

Demography[edit]

As of the 1988 census, the population of the tehsil is 361,532 .[1]

Languages[edit]

Commonly spoken language is Saraiki which is also known as "Multani".Major castes of the area are Kanju,Joyia,Noon,Rajpoot,Qaimkhawani,Balooch,Rid,Utaira,Sheikh,Wanjara and etc.

Weather[edit]

The climate is very hot and dry in summer and cool in winter. The hottest months are May to September. The maximum and minimum temperatures are 46 and 28 degree Celsius respectively. The coldest months are December to February. During this period the temperature fluctuates between 21 and 5 Celsius. The average annual rainfall is 71 millimeters.[1]

Transport[edit]

The Kahror Pakka to Lodhran road (32 km) which is a major artery in Lodhran District, passes through the city.An old railway station established in 1925 is present in city on which Trains for Lahore and Karachi stops.

The city has a direct link with Mailsi (35 km)and Dunyapur(25 km). Multan and Bahawalpur are the nearest airports with international flights.

Agriculture[edit]

Tehsil Kahror pakka is having a good name in Agriculture. Cotton is important crop of city. Kahror pakka is also known as cotton city. A new kind of cotton known as Bt cotton is cultivated on a large scale. In other crops there are wheat,sunflower.sugarcane,all kind of vegetables. In fruits Mango,Orange,Berry etc. are included.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 29°37′25″N 71°54′45″E / 29.62369°N 71.912436°E / 29.62369; 71.912436

  1. ^ a b c "District Lodhran - Overview". Archived from the original on 2009-03-28.