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Multan District

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Multan
مُلتان
District
Coordinates: 30°05′N 71°40′E / 30.083°N 71.667°E / 30.083; 71.667Coordinates: 30°05′N 71°40′E / 30.083°N 71.667°E / 30.083; 71.667
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Headquarters Multan
Number of Tehsils 4
Government
 • Commissioner Multan Division Capt. (Retd.) Asadullah Khan
 • District Coordination Officer Zahid Saleem Gondal
Area[1][2][3]
 • Total 3,721 km2 (1,437 sq mi)
Population (1998)
 • Total 3,116,851
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Languages (1981) 44.7% Punjabi (Saraiki dialect)
43.8% Punjabi (other dialects)
10.5% Urdu[4]

Multan District (Urdu: ضِلع مُلتان‎), is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 3,116,851 (1.315 million or 42.2% in urban areas).[1][3][5] Its capital is the city of Multan. The district of Multan is spread over an area of 3,721 square kilometres.

Location[edit]

Multan District is surrounded by the Khanewal to the North and North East, the Vehari to the East and Lodhran to the South. The Chenab River passes on its Western side, across which lies Muzaffargarh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Multan District at Glance". Population Census Organization, Government of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 18 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Punjab-Population of Urban Places 1901-98". Urban Resource Centre. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. 
  3. ^ a b "Pakistan: General Information". Geohive. Geohive. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Stephen P. Cohen (2004). The Idea of Pakistan. Brookings Institution Press. p. 202. ISBN 0815797613. 
  5. ^ "Punjab-Population of Urban Places 1901-98". Urban Resource Centre. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. 

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