Green Town

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Green Town
گرين ٹاؤن
Residential Area
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
City Lahore
Government
 • Type City Council
 • Nazim (Pakistan Muslim League (N))
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Postal code 54770
Area code(s) 042
Website www.lahore.gov.pk

Green Town is a residential area of Lahore, Pakistan. It was planned and constructed by the Lahore Development Authority (LDA).

Green Town contains several[vague] government and private schools, technical institutes, and colleges, as well as more than fifty parks[citation needed]. Some parts of Quaid-e-Azam's industrial estate are located in Green Town.

Education[edit]

There are several public and private elementary, middle, and high schools in Green Town. Punjab Vocational Training Institute has a branch in Green Town as well.

Green Town has a private university run by Minhaj-ul-Qur'an. Green Town's Literacy rate is low due to the poor financial condition of the people[citation needed], but the education rate in younger generations is somewhat improved.

Sports[edit]

Although other games are also played in the ares, cricket is the most popular[citation needed]. Green Town has an adjacent playground, which houses three cricket clubs and a football club. A number of snooker clubs and foosball clubs are also present in area.

Development[edit]

Recently many new developmental projects in Green Town have been started. The city government is currently in the process of rebuilding and expanding the roads and sewer systems[citation needed]. The cost of living is relevantly high in Green Town[citation needed], as compared to other similar areas.

A park in Green Town

Transport[edit]

Public transit is the prevalent method of transportation in Green Town[citation needed], and a number of public transport companies provide different routes to travel to and from the town. Green Town is connected with all major areas of the city via public transport.

Geography and climate[edit]

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Source: World Weather Information Service[1]

Green Town is bounded on the north and west by the Lahore township, on the east by Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate, and on the south by Bagriyan Village. Green Town covers a total land area of 8 km² approximately.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weather information for Lahore". Retrieved January 9, 2009. [dead link]