Indus Sagar Doab
اِنڈس ساگر دوآب
|• Total||50,000 km2 (20,000 sq mi)|
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Indus Sagar Doab (Punjabi, Urdu: اِنڈس ساگر دوآب) is the tract of land in Punjab, Pakistan, lying between the Indus River and the Jhelum River. It is one of the five major doabs of the Punjab and forms the north western portion of the Punjab plain.
It covers Attock District, Rawalpindi District, Jhelum District, Chakwal District, Mianwali District, Khushab District, Bhakkar District, Layyah District, Muzaffargarh District and Athara Hazari Tehsil and Ahmadpur Sial Tehsil of Jhang District..
The word doab is of Persian origin, signifying the region between two rivers. According to Shaikh Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, the grand vizier of the Mughal emperor Akbar, and author of the Akbarnama, the names of the doabs were decided by Akbar.