Quaidabad

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Qaidabad
قائدآباد
Tehsil
Qaidabad is located in Pakistan
Qaidabad
Qaidabad
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°20′N 71°55′E / 32.333°N 71.917°E / 32.333; 71.917
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Khushab District
Tehsil Quaidabad
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Website www.turbochat.tk

Quaidabad (Punjabi,Urdu: قائدآباد‎), is a city and the headquarters of Quaidabad Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of the district in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located 283 kilometres (176 mi) away from Islamabad, 276 kilometres (171 mi) from Lahore, 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Jauharabad, 46 kilometres (29 mi) from Khushab, 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Mianwali, 61 kilometres (38 mi) from Liaqatabad, 88 kilometres (55 mi) from Kaloorkot,147 kilometres (91 mi) from Bhakkar, It has road links to agricultural area of Thal and with the Soon Valley. It is part of National Assembly constituency NA-69 and Provincial Assembly of Punjab constituency PP-40. From NA-69, Sumaira Malik got elected in 2008 elections and from PP-40, Malik Karam Elahi Bandial got elected as independent candidate but later join Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.Quaid abad tehsil is the prominent revenue collection area of Pakistan with regard to its salt mines. Its area is covered with mountains full of salt, green land and also beautiful deserts.

Majority of population is Muslim and speak Shahpuri, Majhi and thalochi dialects of Punjabi & Saraki Language.

History[edit]

Quaidabad town was founded in 1951 by Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar, a close friend of Quaid e Azam in Pakistan's movement. Uttra, Ganjial Chack no.5 T.D.Aand Bandial are 4 prominent tribes and villages of the area. Awan tribe is also settled in the vicinity of Salt Range mountains.Choudhry Innyat Ullah(5 TDA) was also most prominent personality of this area. The Tehsil Quaidabad has mountains, Desert and green agricultural lands within same area. Mohajir-Branch Canal is one of the major canal in the Tehsil originating from Indus River through Thal Canal.≤≥

Union councils[edit]

Quaidabad is subdivided into 9 Union Councils.