Gharmala

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Gharmala
Garmala
Village
Jamia Mosque Gharmala by Qadeer Hussain
Jamia Mosque Gharmala by Qadeer Hussain
Gharmala is located in Pakistan
Gharmala
Gharmala
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°57′N 73°41′E / 32.950°N 73.683°E / 32.950; 73.683
Country  Pakistan
Region Punjab Province
District Jhelum District
Elevation 229 m (754 ft)
Population
 • Total 5,000
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 0544

Gharmala (Urdu:گھرمالہ ) is a village located in Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil,[1] and is located at N 32° 57' 0 E 73° 41' 0 at an altitude of 229 metres (754 feet).[2] and lies along the famous Rohtas Road. The village is about 3 km west of the city of Jhelum and has a population of over 5,000. It has girls' and boys' high schools. There are two mosques in village.

Geography and climate[edit]

The village lies at the foot of Pothohar Plateau and the ground is fairly plain. It experiences all four seasons. Summer is really hot and thr temperature can reach above 48 °C during June and July. The monsoon starts in the middle of July lasts for 4 to 6 weeks. Winters are mostly dry and cold but December is relatively wet and temperature can fall below 0 °C.[3] .

Transport[edit]

Gharmala is well-connected by different roads to other villages and to Jhelum city. Jhelum Railway Station is about 2.5 km and GT road is 2 km. Rohtas Road passes by the village on the south which leads to Jhelum City on east and to Rohtas Fort on the west. It is old track of the GT Road.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 32°57′0″N 73°41′0″E / 32.95000°N 73.68333°E / 32.95000; 73.68333