Faisalabad District

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Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Headquarters Faisalabad
 • District Coordination Officer Noor-ul-Amin Mengal
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 5,334,678
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Languages (1981) 98.2% Punjabi[2]
Number of Tehsils 6
Website http://www.faisalabad.gov.pk/

Faisalabad District (Urdu: ضلع فیصل آباد‎) is one of the districts of Punjab province, Pakistan. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 3,029,547 of which almost 42% were in Faisalabad City. It is the third largest city of Pakistan after Karachi and Lahore.[3]

In 1982 Toba Tek Singh District (until then a tehsil of Faisalabad) was created as a separate district from Faisalabad. As of 2006 it is a city district consisting of the city of Faisalabad.


Until divisions were abolished in the year 2000 it was part of Faisalabad Division.

The district is currently subdivided into six tehsils:[4]

  1. Faisalabad
  2. Faisalabad Saddar Tehsil
  3. Jaranwala Tehsil
  4. Chak Jhumra
  5. Samundri Tehsil
  6. Tandlianwala Tehsil
  7. Chak No 214/Rb Dhudi Wala

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Coordinates: 31°25′05.10″N 73°04′39.27″E / 31.4180833°N 73.0775750°E / 31.4180833; 73.0775750