Gulyana

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Coordinates: 33°12′N 73°16′E / 33.200°N 73.267°E / 33.200; 73.267

Gulyana
Town
Gulyana
Gulyana
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab (Pakistan)
District Rawalpindi
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Gulyana (Urdu: گليانه) is a town in Gujar Khan Tehsil, Punjab, Pakistan. Gulyana is also chief town of Union Council Gulyana which is an administrative subdivision of the Tehsil.

It is the biggest village of Gujar Khan Tehsil, one of the important union councils of gujarkhan. It is approximately 62 km southeast of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan and 215 km to the north west of Lahore capital of Punjab. The town has a population of approximately 25,000. Gulyana lies at the bank of small river(Kass). It is also the Pothohari cultural region. The area has considerable literate human resources which works in nearby Gujarkhan & Rawalpindi. Ogah Hoon dam (Largest dam of Pothohar region) also serves fertile land of Gulyana. A private textile mill also increases its importance in the region.

History[edit]

Gulyana was approximately 900 years old when Gul Mohammad settled there; it is named for him. In early times Gulyana was the trade center for surrounding areas. Before the Partition of India Gulyana was the renowned place and Tehsildar office was operating here in Gulyana with judicial, but because of G.T ROAD Gujarkhan became a judicial place . The central peak point called Pind was used for the traders to announce the arrival of new goods, in 1960 and early 1970 "LITTO" a drum beater used to announce at PIND.

After partition of British India in 1947, many Hindu & Sikh families moved to India. In the mean time many Kashmiri Immigrants came and settled in Gulyana. Mughal(chaudary) are major cast of this town

Occupation[edit]

80% of the population depends on Agriculture. Lands of that area are very fertile. Main Crops are: Wheat, Millet, Peanuts and other Pulses.

Gulyana: an evening view

Hospital[edit]

Gulyana has one main Govt. dispensary. Private hospitals and healthcare units are also working in the town. Lady health workers are also working with other Govt. Basic Health Units in the area.

Ogah Hoon Dam[edit]

Ogah-hoon Dam is located near gulyana and it provides seasonal corps with enough supply of water through canals.

Languages[edit]

Pathwari(پوٹھوهاری (Shahmukhi); also known as Potohari پوٹھواری) is the main language of Gulyana, other languages are Urdu, Punjabi and rarely spoken language Pashto English.

Telecommunication[edit]

The PTCL provides the main network of landline telephone. Many ISPs and all major mobile phone, Wireless companies operating in Pakistan provide service in Gulyana.

Bird's Eye View[edit]

Gulyana

Education[edit]

  • Govt. high school(boys)
  • Govt. high school(girls)
  • Govt. primary school(boys)
  • Govt. primary school(girls)

Major industries[edit]

  • Chicken & fish farming
  • Vegetable & fruits farming
  • Milk production animals farming
  • Pottery

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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