Dera Ghazi Khan Tehsil

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تحصِيل ڈيره غازى خان
Tehsil
Dera Ghazi Khan Tehsil
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Dera Ghazi Khan District
Capital Dera Ghazi Khan
Towns 1
Union councils 41
Government
 • Nazim Sardar Maqsood Ahmed Leghari
Area
 • Total 1,457 km2 (563 sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)

Dera Ghazi Khan Tehsil (Urdu: تحصِيل ڈيره غازى خان‎), is an administrative subdivision (tehsil) of Dera Ghazi Khan District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The capital of the tehsil is Dera Ghazi Khan.

History[edit]

Dera Ghazi Khan Tehsil was created as a subdivision of Dera Ghazi Khan District during British rule. The population according to the 1901 census of India was 193,744, compared with 177,062 in 1891.[1]

Administration[edit]

The tehsil of Dera Ghazi Khan is administratively subdivided into 41 Union Councils, seven of which form the capital - Dera Ghazi Khan, the remaining 34 Unions are:[2]

  • Aaliwala
  • Bahadur Garh
  • Basti Fauja
  • Basti Malana
  • Chhabri
  • Choti Zareen
  • Chotibala
  • Churatta
  • Darkhast Jamal Khan
  • Drahma
  • Gadai
  • Ghaus Abad
  • Haji Ghazi
  • Jakhar Imam Shah
  • Jhoke Uttra
  • Kala
  • Khakhi
  • Kot Chutta
  • Kot Haibat
  • Kot Mubarak
  • Mamoori
  • Mana Ahmadani
  • Mutafariq Chahan
  • Nawan
  • Notak
  • Paigah
  • Pir Adil
  • Ramin
  • Sakhi
  • Sarwar
  • Samina
  • Shadan Lund
  • Shah Sadar Din
  • Wadore
  • Yaroo

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