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Khanewal is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 30°18′N 71°56′E / 30.300°N 71.933°E / 30.300; 71.933Coordinates: 30°18′N 71°56′E / 30.300°N 71.933°E / 30.300; 71.933
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Khanewal
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of towns 1
Number of Union councils 6

Khanewal (Urdu: خانیوال‎), (Punjabi: خانیوال) is a city and the capital of Khanewal District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It is the host city to the second largest railway station in Pakistan.[2] Khanewal is located at 30°18'0N 71°55'0E with an altitude of 128 metres.[3]


Historically Khanewal is an old city having its earliest foundations laid by the British Empire owing to its importance as a railway junction. The city was a junction of the Wazirabad-Khanewal railway line and provided a connection to the city of Karachi via Lahore.[4][5]

Languages & Demography[edit]

As per national census of 1998, Punjabi is the main language of Khanewal district. Urdu, the national language, is spoken widely.[6]

College and schools[edit]

Educational Institutes in Khanewal include

Notable people from Khanewal[edit]