Ali Pur Chatta

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Alipur Chattha
Alipur Chattha is located in Pakistan
Alipur Chattha
Alipur Chattha
Coordinates: 32°10′N 73°29′E / 32.16°N 73.49°E / 32.16; 73.49Coordinates: 32°10′N 73°29′E / 32.16°N 73.49°E / 32.16; 73.49
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Gujranwala
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Estimate () 61,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Ali Pur Chattha is a town of Gujranwala District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 32°16'0N 73°49'0E with an altitude of 193 metres (636 feet).[1]

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Ali Pur Chattha (formerly Akalgarh) is a town of Wazirabad Tehsil in the Gujranwala District of Pakistan. It is situated nearly 35 km away in west from the district capital Gujranwala, 28 km in north from Hafizabad and 8 km in south from Rasool Nagar and 15 km Chenab River(Qadirabad Head works) and almost 8 Kilometers of east of Sooianwala Chatha. The municipality was created in 1867 during colonial rule. At that time, the town lay on the Wazirabad-Lyallpur branch of the North-Western Railway.

There are degree colleges both for boys and girls. Ali Pur Chattha is also known as land of fisheries and approximately 35,000 acres (140 km²) of land beyond Mandi Baha_ud _din are covered by fish ponds.

Sadhanwali is 3 km away from Ali Pur Chattha. Kot Bhaga is 2 km away from this town which is the village of famous Urdu poet Mr. Noon Meem Rashid (late).

The population according to the 1901 census was 4,961, the income during the ten years ending 1902-3 averaged Rs. 5,500, and the expenditure Rs. 5,300. The income in 1903-4 was Rs. 6,400, chiefly from octroi; and the expenditure was Rs. 6,400. The town was the residence of a family of Khattris of the Chopra clan, to which belonged the Diwan Sawan Mal and his son Mulraj, governors of Multan in the later days of Sikh rule.

.[2] Now the most residence family in Ali pur Chattha and near Village to Ali Pur Chattha is Chattha family. There is also a Railway station in Ali pur chattha .The postal code of city is 52080.

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