Sheikhupura District

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ضِلع شَيخُوپُورہ

ضلع شیخوپورہ
District
Sheikhupura District
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Headquarters Sheikhupura
Government
 • District Coordination Officer Arqam Tariq
Area
 • Total 5,960 km2 (2,300 sq mi)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 3,460,426
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 5

Sheikhupura (Urdu: ضِلع شَيخُوپُورہ‎) (Punjabi: ضلع شیخوپورہ), is a district of Punjab province, Pakistan. Sheikhupura is the headquarters of Sheikhupura district. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 3,321,029 of which 25.45% were urban.[2] In 2005 one of its subdivisions was split off to form the new Nankana Sahib District.[3]

The predominant language of the district is Punjabi, which according to the 1998 census results for the tehsils of Sheikhupura, Ferozewala and Safdarabad, is the first language[4] of 98% of the population, while Urdu is the first language of 1.1%.[5]

Administration[edit]

The district comprises 5 tehsils:[3]

  1. Sheikhupura
  2. Ferozewala
  3. Muridke
  4. Sharaqpur
  5. Safdarabad (part of Nankana Sahib District between 2005 and 2008)

Municipal Committees in District Sheikhupura Sheikhupura Municipal Committee Farooq abad Municipal Committee Manan wala Municipal Committee Safdar abad Municipal Committee Khanqah dogran Municipal Committee Ferozwala Municipal Committee Kot Abdulmalik Municipal Committee Murikay Municipal Committee Narang Mandi Municipal Committee


Union Council List Of District Council Sheikupura Union Council (UC) No. UC Name (areas) UC # 1 Gharial Kalan UC # 2 Nangal Bhuchar UC # 3 Mehta Soja UC # 4 Hardu ladhe Ke UC # 5 Ghuchli virk UC # 6 Kerto UC # 7 Ahdian UC # 8 Ratta Gujjran UC # 9 Kala Khatti UC # 10 Lambary UC # 11 Hussain Pur (Nangal Sadhan) UC # 12 Maha UC # 13 Dharoor Muslamana UC # 14 Nangal Kaswala UC # 15 Sheikupura Bedad UC # 16 Noon UC # 17 Biyanwala Kalan UC # 18 Kathiyala wirkan UC # 19 Qila Sattar Shah UC # 20 Luban Wala UC # 21 Bharath UC # 22 Chak No. 44 UC # 23 Chak NO. 39 UC # 24 Shamkey UC # 25 Kot Pindi Das UC # 26 Mandiali UC # 27 Wandiala Gial Shah -I UC # 28 Wandiala Dial Shah -II UC # 29 Wandiala Dial Shah -III UC # 30 Dhaka ( Nazim Pura) UC # 31 Faiz pur Khurd UC # 32 Burj Attari UC # 33 Moran Wala UC # 34 Rana Bhatti UC # 35 Momin Pura UC # 36 Khan Pur Nabi Pur UC # 37 dhamkey UC # 38 Mandianwala UC # 39 Sehjowal UC # 40 Chak No. 22 UC # 41 Marh Bhangwan UC # 42 Qureshiyan Wala UC # 43 Kot Mehmood UC # 44 Faiz pur Kalan UC # 45 Mallian Kalan UC # 46 Mandiala Virkan UC # 47 Chechoke mallian UC # 48 Kot Ranjit UC # 49 Hardev UC # 50 Mirza Virkan UC # 51 Kurl ke minara UC # 52 Rakh Hiran Minara UC # 53 Ghazi Minara UC # 54 Ghang UC # 55 Jewan Pura UC # 56 Kad Lathi UC # 57 Murad e Kalan UC # 58 Mad wala Kalan UC # 59 Kurl Ke Andron UC # 60 bahrrian Wala UC # 61 Bahuman UC # 62 Bhekhi UC # 63 Khariyan Wala UC # 64 Tibbi Hambu UC # 65 Feroz wawattoan -I UC # 66 Feroz Wawattoan -II UC # 67 Botter UC # 68 Nokhar UC # 69 Jhamke UC # 70 Mureed Ke Rural UC # 71 Kaloke UC # 72 Peer Waris Shah UC # 73 Warn UC # 74 jhabbran UC # 75 Kakkar Gill UC # 76 Keelay UC # 77 Ajnian wala UC # 78 Gajiana nau UC # 79 Rechand UC # 80 Esher Ke UC # 81 Farooq abad Rural UC # 82 Kot sondha UC # 83 Jatre Kohna UC # 84 Makki UC # 85 Laggar UC # 86 Manan Wala Karpal Singh UC # 87 Mananwala jodh singh UC # 88 Manan wala sham singh UC # 89 Salar Bhattiyan UC # 90 Cheena UC # 91 Chak no. 4/Rehmanabad UC # 92 Bhlike UC # 93 Chak no. 15 / Deori UC # 94 Chak no. 170-RB UC # 95 Chak NO. 20 / Mandiala UC # 96 Chak NO. 78-RB / Nawan pind UC # 97 Chak No. 13 / Dhaban Kalan UC # 98 Chak No. 12-RB / Ratti Tibbi UC # 99 Abdullah Pur Kolar [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 
  2. ^ Urban Resource Centre (1998 Census)
  3. ^ a b "Sheikhupura - Punjab Portal". Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Mother tongue": defined as the language of communication between parents and children.
  5. ^ 1998 District Census report of Sheikhupura. Census publication. 79. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. pp. 105–6. 
  6. ^ "Nankana Sahib - Punjab Portal". Retrieved 13 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°43′12″N 73°58′48″E / 31.72000°N 73.98000°E / 31.72000; 73.98000