Rahim Yar Khan

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Rahim Yar Khan


رحیم یار خان
Rahim Yar Khan is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan
Location of Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan is located in Pakistan
Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 28°25′12″N 70°18′0″E / 28.42000°N 70.30000°E / 28.42000; 70.30000Coordinates: 28°25′12″N 70°18′0″E / 28.42000°N 70.30000°E / 28.42000; 70.30000
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictRahim Yar Khan
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerSorac Aman Rana
Area
 • Total45 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
420,419[1]
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Calling code068
Number of tehsils4
Number of Union councils139

Rahim Yar Khan ( رحیم یار خان) is a city in Punjab province of Pakistan.[2] It is the 17th Largest city of Pakistan. According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, its population is 420,419.

It is the capital of Rahim Yar Khan District and of Rahim Yar Khan Tehsil. The administration of the city is subdivided into nine Union Councils. In 1881, Nawab of Bahawalpur gave this city its current name by naming it after his first-born son and crown prince Rahim Yar Khan.[3][4]


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