Nowshera Virkan

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Nowshehra Virkan
Big City
Town
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Gujranwala District
Capital Nowshera Virkan
Towns 1
Union councils 47
Government
 • Member National Assembly NA-100 MNA Azhar Qayyum Nahra (PML-N)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 055

Nowshera Virkan (Urdu: نوشہره وِركاں‎), is a tehsil and large town west of the industrial city of Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan.

History[edit]

This town is believed to have been established before when Pathans attacked Punjab. Initially, it was known as Nowshera; but, the presence of Virk dominance in the area and for its unique identity this become Nowshera Virkan soon after its establishment.

Education[edit]

Nowshehra Virkan has govt. owned degree colleges for boys and girls while there are number of privately owned educational institutes in the city.

Communication[edit]

Nowshehra Virkan is linked with Lahore and Kamonki via Tatlay Aali, while another highways connects it with Gujranwala, Rawalpindi/Islamabad which is known as Gujranwala road. Another road connects the city with Farooqabad. City has no rail link, the nearest railways stations are Gujranwala and Kamonki.

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