Malka Hans, Punjab

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ملکہ ہانٚس
Town
Malka Hans
ملکہ ہانٚس is located in Pakistan
ملکہ ہانٚس
ملکہ ہانٚس
Coordinates: 30°25′26.4″N 73°16′33.6″E / 30.424000°N 73.276000°E / 30.424000; 73.276000Coordinates: 30°25′26.4″N 73°16′33.6″E / 30.424000°N 73.276000°E / 30.424000; 73.276000
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Pakpattan
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+05:00)

Malka Hans (Urdu: ملکہ ہانٚس‎), is a historical town, of Punjab in Pakistan. It is located in the Pakpattan District. It is part of Pakpattan Tehsil.[1][2][3][4]

History[edit]

A noted poet of the Punjab, Waris Shah, came here from his native village of Jandiala Sher Khan and composed the classic epic, Heer[1] in 1766. There is a mosque related to the poet as well as his composition, Heer.[1][5] THE SPIRIT SCHOOL PAKPATTAN Local time in Malka Hans is now 03:49 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Karachi" with an UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these bigger locations might be interesting for you: Vehari, Tehi, Montgomery, Peshawar, Pakpattan or Bilandewala. When in this area, you might want to check out Wan Dal Singh,34/sp gillan walla. Chak Shafi, Nurpur, Malka Hans, Mal and Babhoke Dogar as well. We know of 2 airports close to Malka Hans. The clostest airport we know of is Bahawalnagar Airport (IATA: WGB) with a distance of 33 mi (or 52.6 km) South of the city centre of Malka Hans.

Geography[edit]

Malka Hans is approximately centered at 30°25′26.4″N 73°16′33.6″E / 30.424000°N 73.276000°E / 30.424000; 73.276000[6] with the altitude of 150 metres (490 ft).[4] It is located on the Pakpattan-Sahiwal road, only 15 km (approx.) from Pakpattan and 34 km from Sahiwal.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Waris Shah mosque". Dawn. July 19, 2011. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Power cuts trigger protests across Punjab". thenews.com.pk. April 4, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Malka Hans". Weather forecast. accuweather. Retrieved May 7, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Malka Hans". fallingrain.com. Retrieved May 7, 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ Hujra Baba Waris Shah (Malka Hans). YouTube. July 4, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Google maps