Ghangha Pur

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Ghangha Pur
Ghangha Pur is located in Pakistan
Ghangha Pur
Ghangha Pur
Coordinates: 31°27′03″N 73°33′53″E / 31.450748°N 73.564821°E / 31.450748; 73.564821Coordinates: 31°27′03″N 73°33′53″E / 31.450748°N 73.564821°E / 31.450748; 73.564821
Country  Pakistan
Elevation 193 m (633 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Total 10,988
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Ghangha Pur or Gangapur is a village of Jaranwala Tehsil in Faisalabad District, Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is located at 31°27'12N 73°33'57E with an altitude of 193 metres (636 feet)[2] and is part of Union council 47 of Jaranwala with a population of 10,988.[1] The village is home to an exceptionally rare operational 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge[3] horse-drawn tramway originally built in 1898 to connect with the Buchiana railway station 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the south.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Union Council Profile
  2. ^ Gangapur - Falling Rain Genomics
  3. ^ "Trams of the World 2017" (PDF). Blickpunkt Straßenbahn. January 24, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 16, 2017. Retrieved February 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ A Visit to Pakistan Railways 2013