Sheikhupura District

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ضِلع شَيخُوپُور

ضلع شیخاپورا
Sheikhupura District
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Established 1922
Headquarters Sheikhupura
 • D.C.O Rashid Kamal (PAS/ex-DMG)
 • D.P.O Afzaal Ahmed Kauser (PSP)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 5

Sheikhupura District (Urdu: ضِلع شَيخُوپُور‎) (Punjabi: ضلع شیخاپورا), 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.[1]


The district comprises 5 tehsils:

  1. Sheikhupura
  2. Ferozewala
  3. Muridke
  4. Sharaqpur
  5. Safdarabad


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