Khanewal

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Khanewal

خانیوال
The city's old congregational Jamia Mosque
Khanewal is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Khanewal
Khanewal
Khanewal is located in Pakistan
Khanewal
Khanewal
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
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictKhanewal District
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of towns1
Number of Union councils6
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Khanewal (Punjabi and Urdu: خانیوال‎) is a city and the capital of Khanewal District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[2] It is the host city to the second largest railway station in Pakistan.[3]

History[edit]

Khanewal is home to a sizable Christian minority

Historically Khanewal is a relatively modern 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 Khanewal–Wazirabad railway line and provided a connection to the city of Karachi via Lahore.[4][5]

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Notable people from Khanewal[edit]

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