Rahim Yar Khan

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Rahim Yar Khan
رحیم یار خان
District Headquarters
Coordinates: 28°25′N 70°18′E / 28.42°N 70.30°E / 28.42; 70.30Coordinates: 28°25′N 70°18′E / 28.42°N 70.30°E / 28.42; 70.30
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Rahim Yar Khan
 • Total 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
 • Estimate (2011) 353,203
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 068
Number of towns 4
Number of Union councils 8

Rahim Yar Khan (Punjabi رحیم یار خان) is a city in Punjab province of Pakistan. It is the capital of Rahim Yar Khan District and of Rahim Yar Khan Tehsil. The administration of the city is subdivided into nine Union councils. According to the 1998 census, the city population was 233,537 with an annual growth rate of 3.50%.[citation needed] In 2009, it was around 1,900,000.[citation needed] The area of Rahim Yar Khan City is about 22 km².[citation needed] Rahim Yar Khan is bounded on the north by Muzaffargarh district, on the east by Bahawalpur district, on the south by Jasilmir (India) and Ghotki district of Sindh province and on the west by Rajanpur district. [1]


Evening at the Desert Palace Road, Rahim Yar Khan

The Rahim Yar Khan Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in 2007.[2]

Higher education[edit]

Higher education institutions in Rahim Yar Khan include:

  1. Islamia university Bahawalpur Rahim Yar Khan campus
  2. Govt. Post Graduate College of Commerce, Rahim Yar Khan
  3. Govt. Khawaja Fareed Post Graduate College, for M.A. M.Sc.(in selected subjects) plus B.A, BSc and F.A FSc.
  4. Sh. Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan
  5. Govt.Post Graduate College for Women,Rahim Yar Khan

Private sector Colleges include:

  1. Punjab group of colleges
  2. Nicaas College
  3. Army Public Schools & Colleges System, Rahim Yar Khan.
  4. the Swedish college of Engineering and Technology[3]
  5. Nice College
  6. MTB College
  7. ILM College
  8. The Superior College
  9. Kings College
  10. The Canadian Institute
  11. Orion College of Science and College, Pull Sunny
  12. The National House of Knowledge Abu Dhabi Colony #2
  13. Rahim yar khan college of technology


  1. National Garrison Cadet School
  2. Govt Girls Model High School
  3. Oxbridge School
  4. Army School
  5. Sheik Zayed School
  6. The Zap School
  7. Govt tameer-e millat boys & girls secondy school
  8. Govt. Comprehensive School Rahim Yar Khan