Chaj Doab

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Chaj Doab
چَج دوآب
View of different Doabs of Punjab
View of different Doabs of Punjab
SubregionPunjab, Pakistan
 • Total27,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)
 • Total-

Chaj Doab (Punjabi: چَج دوآب) can be classified as one of the main regions of Punjab, Pakistan.[1] Punjab historically has been divided into regions based on its various rivers, since the name Punjab is based on its five main rivers. The Chaj doab includes the area between the Jhelum and Chenab rivers.[2] It lies on the southern fringes of the Kashmir valley.


This doab covers Gujrat District, Bhimber District, Mirpur District, Mandi Bahauddin District, Sargodha District, Lalian Tehsil of Chiniot District and some areas of Jhang Tehsil of Jhang District.

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  1. ^ Report on Land and Water Development in the Indus Plain. White House: Department of Interior Panel on Waterlogging and Salinity in West Pakistan. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1964. p. 26.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ Rivers of the World, James R Penn, p122, 2001, ISBN 1-57607-042-5, accessed April 2009