Nowshera Virkan

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Nowshehra Virkan
Big City
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Gujranwala District
Population 64,000
Towns 1
Union councils 47
 • 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.


Nowshera Virkan is a HUB of rice growing Villages.It is one of the four Tehsils of District Gujranwala & lies in the center of three big cities namely Gujranwala, Hafizabad and Sheikhupura.


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


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.

Major clans[edit]

Important clans in this area are as under and the distribution of the population by clan: