Rasulnagar

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Rasulnagar
Rasulnagar is located in Pakistan
Rasulnagar
Rasulnagar
Coordinates: 32°12′N 73°28′E / 32.20°N 73.47°E / 32.20; 73.47Coordinates: 32°12′N 73°28′E / 32.20°N 73.47°E / 32.20; 73.47
Country  Pakistan
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Rasulnagar is a town and Union council of Gujranwala District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 32°20'0N 73°47'0E with an altitude of 197 metres (649 feet)[1] and is part of Wazirabad Tehsil.[2] It used to be summer residence of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh's summer residence is located in this city.[3][4]

The Battle of Ramnagar was fought in this city on 22 November 1848 between British and Sikh forces during the Second Anglo-Sikh War. The British were led by Sir Hugh Gough, while the Sikhs were led by Sher Singh Attariwalla.

During British rule Rasulnagar (then called Ramnagar) became part of Wazirabad Tehsil, the population according to the 1901 census was 7,121.[5] There is also a video for viewers of the world,to see this video please link this http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xvplvx_rasool-nagar-history-video_travel It is also requested to the Deputy Administrator of ETPO Gujranwala to repair the historical places of Rasul Nagar specially Residence of Raja Ranjeet Singh and Mandirs.

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