Sabour

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Sabour
Village
Sabour Sharif صبور
Jamia Masjid Sabour Sharif
Jamia Masjid Sabour Sharif
Sabour is located in Pakistan
Sabour
Sabour
Coordinates: 32°48′11″N 74°03′41″E / 32.80306°N 74.06139°E / 32.80306; 74.06139Coordinates: 32°48′11″N 74°03′41″E / 32.80306°N 74.06139°E / 32.80306; 74.06139
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Area
 • Total 2.75 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (1998)100% Suni uslims
 • Total 27,915
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 50931
Website http://sites.google.com/site/saboursite/

Sabour (Urdu صبور) is a Union Council of Gujrat District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1]

Geography[edit]

Sabour is located at 32°48'10.45"N 74° 3'44.45"E [2] and is situated on the Bhimber Road, 30 kilometres away from Gujrat and 17 km from Bhimber. A road from Kharian to Bhimber also links Sabour with Rawalpindi. Samrala, Ladian, Rolia and Shampur are neighbouring villages. Administratively Sabour is part of Kharian Tehsil.

Geographically Sabour is situated in a plain area. Graveyard of the village is like a mountain and known as "Tibba". Most beautiful is the eastern side where there flows a rainy stream called "Nala Bhandar". There is lots of greenery on the both banks of it. Youth enjoy swimming on rainy days along its banks. Sabour got a very good cricket ground alongside nala bhandar. Bhimber Road bisects the village into two halves.

Infrastructure[edit]

Electricity came in 1966 and fixed line telephone in 1995. There are two water turbines to supply fresh water to Sabour which is a project of WHO. There is no specific marketplace but there are many shops in Sabour, most of them are situated on both sides of the Gujrat Bhimber road. Streets are paved and sewage channels are open but lined.

Schools[edit]

Sabour has had a primary School since 1905.

Boy's Primary School, Sabour
Girl's Elementary School, Sabour
Girl's Primary School, Sabour

Today there are four Government Schools,

  1. Government Primary School for Girls Sabour.
  2. Government Primary School for Boys Sabour.
  3. Government High School for Girls Sabour.
  4. Government High School for Boys Sabour.

and few Private Schools.

There is one religious School (Madrasa) in Sabour. There are four Mosques in Sabour, and another two Mosques in suburbs or newly built areas.

Hospitals[edit]

  1. Government Rural Hospital Sabour.

Sabour Cricket Team[edit]

Sabour the Cricket Team won the Dolta Nagar annual tournament three times, and the Kotla annual tournament twice. In 2007 and 2009 Sis team won the district school and college competition.

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