Faisalabad District

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Faisalabad
District
Faisalabad is located in Pakistan
Faisalabad
Faisalabad
Location within Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°25′05.10″N 73°04′39.27″E / 31.4180833°N 73.0775750°E / 31.4180833; 73.0775750Coordinates: 31°25′05.10″N 73°04′39.27″E / 31.4180833°N 73.0775750°E / 31.4180833; 73.0775750
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Headquarters Faisalabad
Number of Tehsils 6
Government
 • District Coordination Officer Salman Ghani
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 5,334,678
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Languages (1981) 98.2% Punjabi[2]
Website 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

Since 2005, Faisalabad was re-organized as a City-District, and composes of eight Tehsil Municipal Administrations (TMA) (or towns).[4]

  1. Lyallpur Town
  2. Madina Town
  3. Jinnah Town
  4. Iqbal Town
  5. Chak Jhumra Town
  6. Jaranwala Town
  7. Samundri Town
  8. Tandlianwala Town

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