Districts of Punjab (Pakistan)

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Punjab is one of the four provinces of Pakistan.It is the largest province by population and second largest by land. There are 36 districts in the province. The provincial capital and largest city is Lahore which was the historical capital of the wider Punjab region. Largest cities in Punjab include Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, [[Attock] possible], Gujranwala, Sargodha, Multan, Sialkot, Bahawalpur, Gujrat, Sheikhupura, Jhelum and Sahiwal.Sangrur

List of districts[edit]

Map Sr. No. District Headquarters Area (km²) Population (1998) Population (2017) Density (people/km²)
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1 Attock Attock 6,858 1,274,935 1,883,556 186
2 Bahawalnagar Bahawalnagar 8,878 2,061,447 2,981,919 232
3 Bahawalpur Bahawalpur 24,830 2,433,091 3,668,106 98
4 Bhakkar Bhakkar 8,153 1,051,456 1,650,518 129
5 Chakwal Chakwal 6,524 1,083,725 1,495,982 166
6 Chiniot Chiniot 2,643 965,124 1,369,740
7 Dera Ghazi Khan Dera Ghazi Khan 11,922 2,643,118 2,872,201 238
8 Faisalabad Faisalabad 5,856 5,429,547 7,873,910 927
9 Gujranwala Gujranwala 3,622 3,400,940 5,014,196 939
10 Gujrat Gujrat 3,192 2,748,008 4,756,110 642
11 Hafizabad Hafizabad 2,367 832,980 1,156,957 352
12 Jhang Jhang 8,809 2,834,546 2,743,416 322
13 Jhelum Jhelum 3,587 936,957 1,222,633 261
14 Kasur Kasur 4,796 1,466,000 3,454,996 595
15 Khanewal Khanewal 4,349 2,068,490 2,921,986 476
16 Khushab Khushab 6,511 1,205,460 1,281,299 185
17 Lahore Lahore 1,772 6,318,745 11,126,285 3,566
18 Layyah Layyah 6,291 1,120,951 1,824,230 178
19 Lodhran Lodhran 2,778 1,171,800 1,700,620 422
20 Mandi Bahauddin Mandi Bahauddin 2,673 1,160,552 1,593,292 434
21 Mianwali Mianwali 5,840 1,056,620 1,546,094 181
22 Multan Multan 3,720 3,116,851 4,745,109 838
23 Muzaffargarh Muzaffargarh 8,249 2,635,903 4,322,009 320
24 Narowal Narowal 2,337 1,265,097 1,709,757 541
25 Nankana Sahib[1] Nankana Sahib 2,960 1,044,865 1,356,374
26 Okara Okara 3,004 2,232,992 3,039,139 510
27 Pakpattan Pakpattan 2,724 1,286,680 1,823,687 472
28 Rahim Yar Khan Rahim Yar Khan 11,880 3,141,053 4,814,006 264
29 Rajanpur Rajanpur 12,319 1,103,618 1,995,958 90
30 Rawalpindi Rawalpindi 5,286 3,363,911 5,405,633 636
31 Sahiwal Sahiwal 3,201 1,843,194 2,517,560 576
32 Sargodha Sargodha 5,854 2,665,979 3,703,588 455
33 Sheikhupura Sheikhupura 15,960 2,321,029 3,460,426 557
34 Sialkot Sialkot 3,016 1,688,823 3,893,672 903
35 Toba Tek Singh Toba Tek Singh 3,252 1,621,593 2,190,015 499
36 Vehari Vehari 4,364 2,090,416 2,897,446 479

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nankana becomes district". Dawn.Com. 10 May 2005. Retrieved 16 February 2014.