Minchinabad

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Minchinabad
Minchinabad is located in Pakistan
Minchinabad
Minchinabad
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 30°10′N 73°34′E / 30.167°N 73.567°E / 30.167; 73.567Coordinates: 30°10′N 73°34′E / 30.167°N 73.567°E / 30.167; 73.567
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictBahawalnagar District
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)+6

Minchinabad (Urdu: مِنچِن آباد‎), is a city of Bahawalnagar District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city is the capital of Minchinabad Tehsil.[1] It underwent rapid development in the late 1860s and 1870s.[2] The city is named after Colonel Charles Minchin, the British Political Agent overseeing the Bahawalpur Princely State from 1866-1876[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Bahawalnagar - Government of Pakistan Archived 9 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Selections from the records of the government of the Punjab and its dependencies. Punjab. 1869. p. 3. Retrieved 17 March 2011.
  3. ^ Sir William Stevenson Meyer (1908). James Sutherland Cotton; Sir Richard Burn (eds.). Imperial Gazetteer of India: Provincial Series. 22. p. 353.