Jhang District

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Jhang District
District
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in green.
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in green.
Coordinates: 30°35′N 71°39′E / 30.583°N 71.650°E / 30.583; 71.650Coordinates: 30°35′N 71°39′E / 30.583°N 71.650°E / 30.583; 71.650
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Established 1849[citation needed]
Headquarters Jhang city
Government
 • District Coordination Officer Raja Khurram Shehzad
 • District Police Officer Zeeshan Asghar
Area
 • Total 8,809 km2 (3,401 sq mi)
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 2,834,545
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5a)
Number of Tehsils 4

Jhang District (Punjabi, Urdu: ضلع جھنگ‎) is a district of the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Jhang is the district's capital.[2] According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district's population was 2.8 million, of which 23 percent lived in urban areas.[1]

Location and geography[edit]

The district comprises on four administrative units (tehsils) Jhang, Athara Hazari, Shorkot, and Ahmad Pur Sial.[3] The Jhang District covers 8,809 km².[1]

Local education[edit]

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jhang District at a glance" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 
  2. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang the – Government of Pakistan". Nrb.gov.pk. Retrieved 2010-10-24. 
  3. ^ Administrative Units of Pakistan (Tehsils/Talukas) Statistics Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics, Government of Pakistan