Satellite Town, Rawalpindi

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Satellite Town
Neighbourhood
Coordinates: 33°38′0″N 73°4′0″E / 33.63333°N 73.06667°E / 33.63333; 73.06667Coordinates: 33°38′0″N 73°4′0″E / 33.63333°N 73.06667°E / 33.63333; 73.06667
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
City Rawalpindi
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Postal code 46300

Satellite Town (Urdu, Punjabi: سیٹلایٹ ٹاؤن) is a neighbourhood locality of Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan.[1][2] It is located close to the capital city Islamabad.

Several notable educational institutions are located in the town,[3] including a campus of the Rawalpindi Medical College, a campus of the Punjab College of Commerce. The IIUI Schools network, The City School[4] and the Beacon School System have local campuses. Pakistan's top university, Quaid-i-Azam University, was initially established here before being shifted to its current location in 1971. The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Rawalpindi was also headquartered here, before being moved to Morgah near Attock Refinery, Rawalpindi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Satellite Town". Google Maps. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Satellite Town Map". Maplandia. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "University of the Punjab- Affiliated Colleges - Govt.-College-Satellite-Town-Rawalpindi". Pu.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  4. ^ Webmaster. ":: The City School ::". Thecityschools.edu.pk. Retrieved 2012-03-06.