Kanganpur

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Kanganpur
Town
Kanganpur is located in Pakistan
Kanganpur
Kanganpur
Coordinates: 30°56′56″N 73°44′36″E / 30.94889°N 73.74333°E / 30.94889; 73.74333Coordinates: 30°56′56″N 73°44′36″E / 30.94889°N 73.74333°E / 30.94889; 73.74333
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Kasur
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Kanganpur (Urdu: كنگن پُور‎), is a city in Kasur District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It is part of Chunian Tehsil and is located at 30°46'0N 74°7'60E with an altitude of 177 metres (583 feet).[2]

Location[edit]

It is about 64 kilometres (40 mi) away from Kasur, 42 kilometres (26 mi) away from world-famous forest Changa Manga, and 115 kilometres (71 mi) away from Lahore the capital of Punjab Province.

It is frontier town adjoining with Indian city Firozpur from east and Okara from west.

In 2015, town committee Kanganpur was upgraded to municipal corporation Kanganpur. Kanganpur has total 11 electoral wards for municipal corporation committee.

History[edit]

The town was named on the Sadpal's daughter whose name was Kangana. It was the time when The great warrior Muhammad Bin Qasim invaded Multan. At that time Multan was the capital of Sadpal's Kingdom. Afterward Kangana accepted Islam, now her grave is in Burewala. Now the old Kanganpur city is found on a hillock, consists on four palaces. Mughal, Kals, Rathor, Jutt and Dhudhi were lived here. The Rathor never change their faith as rest of them convert to Islam, and depart from Kanganpur and had gone to India. But four palaces now called by their names.

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