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Shrine (Darbar) of Sultan Bahoo, a Sufi saint
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Jhang (Punjabi and Urdu: جھنگ) is the capital city of Jhang District, in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. It is situated on the east bank of the Chenab river. According to the 2017 census of Pakistan, it had a population of 414,131.
Maghiana lies on the edge of the highlands, overlooking the alluvial valley of the Chenab, while the older town of Jhang occupies the lowlands at its foot.
There are two University campuses catering the needs of city
- Lahore College for Women University (Jhang campus)
- University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (Jhang campus)
Jhang contains many schools and colleges
- Government Post Graduate College, Jhang
- Chenab college jhang, jhang
- Faran Model College Jhang
- Punjab college jhang
- Sultan Bahu (ca 1628 – 1691), saint, founder of the Sarwari Qadiri Sufi order
- Abdus Salam, Nobel laureate in physics
- Aleem Dar, cricketer and umpire. Member of the International Cricket Council Elite umpire panel
- Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Sufi Scholar, Politician, Founder of Minhaj-Ul-Quran International and Pakistan Awami Tehrik
- Asif Mahmood, Famous political and financial analyst.
- Nasir Abbas Nayyar, Famous critic and essayist.
- Har Gobind Khorana, Noble Laureate was also born and studied in Jhang but migrated to India after partition
- Molana Haq Nawaz Jhangvi
- Rana Muhammad Yousaf (born 1926) famous personality of 1960 to 1997 in Jhang City (Mamna Gate)
- Jhang-Maghiana article in the Imperial Gazetteer of India[permanent dead link], v. 14, p. 134.
- Shamsul Islam (10 September 2014). "Panicked residents flee Jhang city – The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
- Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang – Government of Pakistan Archived 12 February 2008 at the Wayback Machine.