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Gujrat (Urdu: گجرات) is a district in Pakistan located in Punjab Province. Urdu ( , , trans. ... The Districts of Pakistan form the third tier of government in Pakistan, ranking as subdivisions of the provinces of Pakistan. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ...

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History

The Ancient Geography of India , a book by Alexander Cunningham s book records on page 151 records

Its original foundation is ascribed to a Surajbansi Rajput named Bachan Pal of whom nothing more is known ; and its restoration is attributed to Ali Khan a Gujar , whose name is strangely like that of Alakhana , the Raja of Gurjjara , who was defeated by Sangkara Varmma between AD 883 ADD 901 .

Rajput is a Hindu Kshatriya caste. ...

Introduction

Gujrat is an ancient district located in between two famous rivers, the Jhelum River and Chenab River. Because of its proximity with the rivers the land is good for cultivation with rice and sugar cane as main crops. It is bounded on the northeast by Jammu and Kashmir, on the northwest by the River Jhelum which separates it from Jhelum District, on the east and southeast by the Chenab River, separating it from the districts of Gujranwala District and Sialkot District, and on the West by Mandi Bahauddin District. District Gujrat is spread over an area of 3,192 square kilometres, and is divided into three tehsils, Gujrat, Kharian, and Sarai Alamgir.Maj.Aziz Bhatti Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) is from Gujrat. There are many historic villages and towns in the district such as Chakdina, Kunjah , Dinga . The district has a wide political importance. It has produced many historic names like Maj Aziz Bhatti shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider) Maj.Shabir Sharif Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider)and Majar M.Akram Shaheed (Nishan-e-Haider). A big Name in the history of Gujrat is Nawab Sir Fazal Ali ,the head of Nawabzada Family of Gujrat and also the founder of the Zamendara College of Gujrat. Otherprominent Politicians include the likes of Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain (Ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan and (president of PMLQ) Chaudhry Pervez Elahi (Chief Minister Punjab).along with many others Mian Imran Masood (Education Minister Punjab) belong to this district. Other prominent leaders include Nawabzada Gazanfar Ali Gul ex(MNA),Chaudhary Ahmad Mukhtar former Manister, Fayyaz Chaudhary (Sarai Alamgir). CHAUDHRY TAJAMMAL HUSSAIN (EX-MNA) PMLN, CHAUDHRY MUBASHER HUSSAIN (EX-MNA) PMLN The Jhelum River is the largest and most western of the five rivers of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and passes through Jhelum City. ... The Chenab River (Punjabi: , , Urdu: , literally Moon(Chen) River(ab)) is formed by the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers at Tandi located in the upper Himalayas, in the Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India. ... The Jhelum district (Urdu: جہلم) is situated in Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Chakdina is a village in Kharian Tehsil of Gujrat District in Punjab (Pakistan). ... Kunjah is a town situated about 11 KM from Gujrat, Pakistan, with a population around 30,000. ...


Area and Population

According to 1998 Population and Housing Census, total population of Gujrat district is 2,048,008 persons out of which 1,026,000 are males and 1,022,000 are females. Density of population in the district is 642 persons per square kilometre. Over 25.62% of the population is urban. [1]


Climate

This district has moderate climate, which is hot in summer and cold in winter. During peak summer, the day temperature shoots up to 50°C, but the hot spells are comparatively shorter due to proximity of Azad Kashmir Mountains. The winter months are very pleasant and the minimum temperature may fall below 2°C. The average rainfall on the Kashmir border is over 1000 mm, at Kharian it is 750 mm, at Gujrat 670 mm, and at Dinga 500 mm.


Administration

The district is composed of 3 tehsils: [2]

  1. Gujrat
  2. Kharian
  3. Sarai Alamgir

Gujrat (Urdu/Punjabi: گجرات) is a city in Pakistan located in Gujrat District in the Punjab Province. ... Kharian is located in Punjab, Pakistan Kharian is a city of District Gujrat in Pakistan, situated at Grand Trunk Road, 20 miles from Gujrat and 10 miles from Jhelum. ... Sarai Alamgir (pop. ...

See also

Administrative Divisions of Punjab (Pakistan) Flag of Pakistan
Capital Lahore
Districts Attock | Bahawalnagar | Bahawalpur | Bhakkar | Chakwal | Dera Ghazi Khan | Faisalabad | Gujranwala | Gujrat | Hafizabad | Jhang | Jhelum | Kasur | Khanewal | Khushab | Lahore | Layyah | Lodhran | Mandi Bahauddin | Mianwali | Multan | Muzaffargarh | Nankana Sahib | Narowal | Okara | Pakpattan | Rahim Yar Khan | Rajanpur | Rawalpindi | Sahiwal | Sargodha | Sheikhupura | Sialkot | Toba Tek Singh | Vehari 

Coordinates: 32°35′N, 73°45′E Behlol Pur is a town in Gujrat District in the Pakistani state of Punjab. ... Jalalpur Jattan is a city in the Gujrat District, Pakistan. ... Tanda is a town in Gujrat District in the Pakistani state of Punjab. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ... Lahore (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the province of Punjab, and is the second most densely populated city in Pakistan. ... The Districts of Pakistan form the third tier of government in Pakistan, ranking as subdivisions of the provinces of Pakistan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bahawalnagar District (Urdu: بہاولنگر) is a district of Province of The Punjab of Pakistan. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and make it more accessible to a general audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Bhakkar District (Urdu: بھکر) is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... The district of Chakwal (Urdu: چکوال) in Punjab, Pakistan was created as an independent district of the Rawalpindi Division in 1985 with 3 tehsils [1] by combining the subdivision Chakwal of Jhelum District, the sub-division Talagang of Attock District and police station Choa Saidan Shah, carved out of subdivision Pind... Dera Ghazi Khan (Urdu: ڈیرہ غازی خان) is a district in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Faisalabad District is one of the districts of Punjab, Punjab, , Pakistan. ... Gujranwala District is a district in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... The Hafizabad district is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Jhang (Punjabi/Urdu: جھنگ) is a Punjab district having a town with same name on the Chenab river, with 387,418 inhabitants (1998). ... The Jhelum district (Urdu: جہلم) is situated in Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Kasur District is one of the districts in the province of ( Punjab , Pakistan. ... Khanewal is distric in the Pakistani province of Punjab. ... Khushab District (Urdu: خوشاب) is located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Lahore District is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Layyah Sadar Bazar (Main Bazar) Layyah Layyah District (Urdu: لیہ ) is a district in the Punjab, Pakistan. ... Lodhran District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... The district of Mandi-Bahaudddin is situated in Punjab and is bounded on the northwest by the Jhelum River, on the South-East by the Chenab River which separates it from Gujranwala District and Gujrat District and on the southwest by Sargodha District. ... Mianwali District is one of the districts in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Multan District is a district of Pakistan. ... Muzaffargarh is a mostly rural district in the south of the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... -1... Narowal District (Urdu/Punjabi: نارووال) is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Okara District (Urdu: ضلع اوکاڑہ) is a district of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Nankana Sahib District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. ... Rahim Yar Khan district, one of the districts of Pakistan, is located in Punjab. ... Nankana Sahib District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sargodha District is one of the districts in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Sheikhupura District is one of the districts in the province of Punjab , Pakistan. ... // Geography The Sialkot district lies south of the Gujrat district, the state of Jamu, and Kashmir, while Narowal district is to the southeast and Gujranwala district is situated to the west. ... Toba Tek Singh is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Vehari District (Urdu: وہاڑی) was created in 1976 out of the three tehsils of Multan District namely Vehari, Burewala, Mailsi and Sub-tehsils Machiwal and Gaggo of Sahiwal District. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Gujrat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (694 words)
Gujrat is an ancient district of India located in between two famous rivers, the Jhelum and Chenab.
It is bounded on the northeast by Jammu and Kashmir, on the northwest by the River Jhelum which separates it from Jhelum District, on the east and southeast by the Chenab River, separating it from the districts of Gujranwala and Sialkot, and on the West by Mandi Bahauddin district.
Gujrat, situated beside the grand trunk road and main Railway track is directly connected with the major cities like provincial and central metropolises of the country.
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