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Safdarabad Canal at the entrance of Safdarabad City
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Safdarabad (Urdu: تحصِيل صفدرآباد), is an administrative subdivision (Tehsil) of Sheikhupura District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Safdar Abad is the headquarters of the tehsil, until 2005 it was a tehsil of Sheikhupura District, but in that year Sheikhpura was bifurcated and the district of Nankana Sahib was created. - with Safdarabad as one of its tehsils. Now at present (since 01-12-2008), once again Safdarabad has been rejoined with Sheikhupura as a Tehsil. The city of Safdarabad lies 95 km from Lahore the provincial capital of Punjab. The area has a population of more than 19,000 the majority of whom are Muslims.
Agriculture is one of the main sources of employment, the town has been a popular grain market for last 75 years as the town is located in a highly fertile area. The Rakh Branch canal passes near one side of the Safdarabad city to Sangla Hill and is an irrigation source. On the other hand, a large variety of shoes is prepared here and transported to different cities.
There are many educational institutes in city Safdarabad.
- Afzal ideal public school
- Green Field Academy School
- Quaid-e-Azam Ideal Public School - QAIPS
- Al-Rehman School of Alpha Studies (ASAS)
- Eden Public School
- Govt. Girls Inter College
- Govt. Boys High School
- Govt. Vocational Training Institute for Girls
- Divisional Public School-DPS
- Punjab Public High School
- Safdarabad College of Commerce
- Gazali School System Safdar Abad
- Al-khidmat foundation Safdar Abad
- Child care foundation
- Siddique Public school
- Nawanpind high school
- Talha Irtsam Academy
- Qasim Public School (QPS) Nawankot
- Pakistan MOdel Scendry School
- Salman Public School (Nawan Pind Chak 78R.B)
- Minhaj Ul Qur'aan Model Secondary School
The central railway station is the main railway station of Safdarabad built during the British region around the nineteenth century. The station is used to take people to all parts of Pakistan from Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Quetta, Peshawar and many more cities and towns of Pakistan by Rail.
A large amount of cargo is daily exported and imported into Safdarabad with many deliveries a day from all parts of the Punjab Province.
This market is situated Right in the middle of the city. It consist of around 350 shops and there is a beautiful mosque in the center of market. UBL, Boutter marriage hall, Boutter cable network and utility store are the salient feature of this market.
A beautiful Residential and Commercial town in Safdarabad with great location and facilities.Hameed Garden was named after Mr Rana Abdul Hameed Khan.
Famous Darbar (Mazarat)
There are many mazarat in the city and its surrounding areas.One of the most famous and holy Darbar (Shrine) is located in village Dhaban Khurd near Safdarabad city. Evey year a grand Urs is held there, where hundreds of followers come to celebrate it. The celebrations of this Urs continues for two days. This is the village where Hazrat Syed Bahadar Ali Shah Gilani (Qadri, Noshai), father of Syed Ehsan Ali Bahadar spent many years and did guide the people toward spiritual knowledge.