Quaidabad

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For the neighbourhood of Bin Qasim Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, see Qaidabad.
Qaidabad
قائدآباد
Kayila
Tehsil
Qaidabad is located in Pakistan
Qaidabad
Qaidabad
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°20′N 71°55′E / 32.333°N 71.917°E / 32.333; 71.917
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Khushab District
Tehsil Quaidabad
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Website www.turbochat.tk

Quaidabad (Punjabi,Urdu: قائدآباد‎), is a city and the headquarters of Quaidabad Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of the district in Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located 283 kilometres (176 mi) away from Islamabad. It has road links to agricultural area of Thal and with the Soon Valley. It is part of National Assembly constituency NA-69 and Provincial Assembly of Punjab constituency PP-40.

Majority of population is Muslim and speak Shahpuri, Majhi and thalochi dialects of Punjabi language.

History[edit]

Quaidabad town was founded in 1951 by Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar, a close friend of Quaid e Azam in Pakistan's movement.

Coordinates: 32°20′N 71°55′E / 32.333°N 71.917°E / 32.333; 71.917