Jhang District

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Jhang
جھنگ
District
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
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
Area
 • Total 8,809 km2 (3,401 sq mi)
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 2,834,545
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 4
Languages (1981) 96.5% Punjabi[2]

Jhang District (Punjabi, Urdu: ضلع جھنگ‎) is a district of the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Jhang is the district's capital.[3] According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district's population was 2.8 million, of which 23 percent lived in urban areas; and covers an area of 8,809 km².[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district comprises on four sub-districts (or Tehsils):[4]

Local education[edit]

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jhang District at a glance" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 
  2. ^ Stephen P. Cohen (2004). The Idea of Pakistan. Brookings Institution Press. p. 202. ISBN 0815797613. 
  3. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang the – Government of Pakistan". Nrb.gov.pk. Retrieved 2010-10-24. 
  4. ^ Administrative Units of Pakistan (Tehsils/Talukas) Statistics Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics, Government of Pakistan