Bhaddar

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Bhaddar
بھدر
Bhaddar is located in Pakistan
Bhaddar
Bhaddar
Coordinates: 32°46′47″N 73°59′29″E / 32.7797518°N 73.9915036°E / 32.7797518; 73.9915036Coordinates: 32°46′47″N 73°59′29″E / 32.7797518°N 73.9915036°E / 32.7797518; 73.9915036
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Government
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Bhaddar is a village in Kharian Tehsil, Gujrat District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 31° 56' 30N 74° 2' 47E with an altitude of 215 metres (708 feet)[1] and is also chief town of Union Council Bhaddar which is an administrative subdivision of the Tehsil.[2]

History[edit]

Bhaddar is an old village. There is evidence that this town was established in the 14th century. Before the independence of Pakistan in 1947, Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs used to live here in harmony. There are still the ruins of pre-independence buildings here.

Demography[edit]

The population of Bhaddar is estimated to be 5000 plus and belong to the Bhaddar clan of Jatts. The population is 98.21% Muslim majority.

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