Lahore Cantonment

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Lahore Cantonment (Urdu: لاہور اردوگاه‎) or Lahore Cantt, is located in the eastern part of Lahore, Pakistan. It is an open, green place compared to the rest of Lahore. Pakistan's army has maintained its setup in Lahore by deploying two of its divisions, the 10th and 11th, in Lahore Cantonment. The Headquarters of 4 Corps and the Allama Iqbal International Airport are also located in the Lahore Cantonment. DHA Lahore is also located in this area, which is the hub of elite class of Punjab.

The most famous of the cantonment's public spaces is Fortress Stadium, which contains a big market, big shopping malls, a theme park and a stadium used for various activities.

Lahore Cantonment Railway Station[edit]

Lahore Cantonment Railway Station is a busy railway station located in Lahore Cantonment. It is one of the urban stations of the Lahore city which are served by commuter trains of Lahore. A large number of commuters use this station to get access to the city of Lahore.

Political distribution[edit]

Lahore cantonment has one national assembly seat and two provincial assembly seats. Khawaja Saad Rafique MNA, NA-125, Mian Naseer Ahmed MPA, PP-155 and Ch. Mohammad Yasin Sohal MPA, PP-156 are the main political activists of this area.[citation needed] They were elected from Lahore Cantonment in the 2013 national elections.

Real estate value[edit]

Cantt is regarded as a posh and expensive locality in Lahore. The houses here are constructed in British style with front yard, backyard, driveway and separate servant quarters. Since Cantt is primarily an army maintained area, the locality holds a calm and peaceful ambiance that is typical to the army dwellings. With centuries old and evergreen trees, Cantt is truly the greenest part of Lahore. The mentioned facts mount the value of property in Cantt, Lahore. As of April 2013, the average value of a 1 Kanal house in Cantt (as recorded by is PKR 50 million.[1]


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Coordinates: 31°31′N 74°23′E / 31.517°N 74.383°E / 31.517; 74.383