Chawinda

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Chawinda / چونڈہ
Chawinda / چونڈہ is located in Pakistan
Chawinda / چونڈہ
Chawinda / چونڈہ
Coordinates: 32°23′03″N 74°43′30″E / 32.3841°N 74.7249°E / 32.3841; 74.7249Coordinates: 32°23′03″N 74°43′30″E / 32.3841°N 74.7249°E / 32.3841; 74.7249
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
Government
 • MPARana Liaquat Ali
 • MNAAli Zahid Khan Chairman:Ahsan Bajwa Chawinda
Elevation
165 m (541 ft)
Population
 • Total19,870
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Calling code052
Number of Union councils121 Chawinda

Chawinda is a town of the tehsil Pasrur of Sialkot District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at 32°23'08.05" N 74°42'43.94" E with an altitude of 165 metres (544 feet).[1] It is known as "the Graveyard of Tanks" because of the large number of tanks destroyed in the Battle of Chawinda during the 1965 Indian Pakistan war. It is located north of Pasrur and south east of Sialkot. It is linked to the cities of Sialkot and Narowal through rail and road connections. It is also linked through road to town Zafarwal via village Dugri Harian, Theroo Mandi in the east and Philora, KanaWali, Chobara and Kingra in the north. It has two government boys high schools, one girls higher secondary school and a social security welfare school both for girls and boys, one boys degree college, one girls college, a Government Rural Health Center, A private hospital named Ahmad Welfare Hospital and number of private education centers like The Educators, Allied Public school, The Knowledge, three marriage halls Musawar, Ahmed Marriage halls and sethi and the chairman of chawinda city is Ahsan bajwa chawinda . The religions in chawinda is 70% Muslims and 28% ahmadies and 1% others

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chawinda
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18
(64)
21
(69)
26
(78)
33
(91)
39
(102)
40
(104)
35
(95)
33
(91)
34
(93)
32
(89)
26
(78)
20
(68)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 5
(41)
8
(46)
12
(53)
18
(64)
23
(73)
26
(78)
26
(78)
25
(77)
23
(73)
17
(62)
10
(50)
5
(41)
16
(60)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 41
(1.6)
40
(1.6)
44
(1.7)
21
(0.8)
17
(0.7)
68
(2.7)
271
(10.7)
256
(10.1)
132
(5.2)
14
(0.6)
11
(0.4)
21
(0.8)
936
(36.8)
Source: Weatherbase[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Location of Chawinda - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for CHAWINDA, Pakistan". Weatherbase. 2008.