Mithankot

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Mithan Kot

مِٹهّن كوٹ
Kot Mithan
The tomb of Khawaja Ghulam Fareed is located in Mithankot
The tomb of Khawaja Ghulam Fareed is located in Mithankot
Mithan Kot is located in Pakistan
Mithan Kot
Mithan Kot
Coordinates: 28°57′0″N 70°22′0″E / 28.95000°N 70.36667°E / 28.95000; 70.36667
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
Population
 • Total120,504
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Postal code
33600
Calling code0604

Mithankot (Urdu: مِٹھّن کوٹ‎), is a city in southern Punjab, Pakistan (Rajanpur District). Mithankot is located on the west bank of the Indus River, a short distance downstream from its junction with Panjnad River. The city is noted for being the site of the tomb of the famous Saraiki poet, Khwaja Ghulam Farid. And also people spoken Saraiki.

Climate and economy[edit]

The climate is arid and desert-like, the average annual rainfall being only 4 inches (100mm). It is extremely hot in summer and quite cold in winter. To the south side is the great Indus River.

The cultivation of crops such as wheat, sugarcane, cotton and rice is enabled through irrigation from the canals from the Indus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rahman, Mushtaqur; Islam, M. Aminul; Bagchi, Deipica (1981). Agrarian egalitarianism: land tenures and land reforms in South Asia. Kendall/Hunt. p. 137.

Coordinates: 28°57′N 70°22′E / 28.950°N 70.367°E / 28.950; 70.367