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Encyclopedia > Jhelum (City)
Mosque in Jhelum Cantt

Jhelum or Jehlum (Urdu: جہلم) is a city in northern Punjab Province in Pakistan. Jhelum lies on the right bank of the Jhelum River. Across the river is a smaller town, Sarai Alamgir, where the Military College Jhelum (MCJ) is based. There is an old Grand Trunk Road originally built in 16th century by Sher Shah Suri, who also built the Rohtas Fort.The road passes through the city. In 1998 the population of Jhelum was said to be 293,000 however it has risen in the last 9 years. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... (اردو), historically spelled Ordu, is an Indo-Aryan language of the Indo-Iranian branch, belonging to Indo-European family of languages. ... The Punjab/ پنجاب province of Pakistan is part of the larger Punjab region. ... The Jhelum River is the largest and most western of the five rivers of the Punjab province of Pakistan, and passes through Jhelum City. ... Sarai Alamgir (pop. ... Military College Jhelum - MCJ, one of the most prestigious and historical educational institutions in Pakistan, that has to date, produced greatest number of army, air force and naval officers. ... The Grand Trunk Road (abbreviated to GT Road in common usage) is one of South Asias oldest and longest major roads. ...


Jhelum is the site of the famous Battle of the Hydaspes between the armies of Alexander the Great and Raja Porus, which was thought to have taken place a few miles downstream from the city centre, along the river banks. Nearby there is also the historic 16th century Rohtas Fort and Tilla Jogian. The battle of the Hydaspes River was a battle fought by Alexander the Great in 326 BC against the Indian king Purushotthama (better known as Porus) on the Hydaspes River (now the Jhelum) in present-day Pakistan. ... Rohtas Fort (Urdu: قلعہ روہتاس Qila Rohtas) is a garrison fort built by the Great Afghan King Sher Shah Suri. ... Tilla Jogian the highest peak in the Eastern Salt Range in Punjab, Pakistan. ...


The main market area of the city is centered around "Shandar Chowk", and includes "Main Bazaar", "Niya Bazaar", "Chowk-Ehl-e-Hadith" etc.


A cantonment was built during the British rule, which has grown up into a strong Garrison, with an Infantry Division commanded by a Major General.


The city also boasts a high-class golf course called the River-View Golf Club, where national golf tournaments are held regularly.

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Major Organisations

  • Pakistan Medical Association (Jhelum Chapter)
  • Tanzeem-e-Amal
  • Khair un Nass
  • Alfalah
  • Almarkaz
  • Rehbar Foundation
  • Jawan Dost Tanzeem

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Major Medical Service Providers

  • Tanzeem-e-Amal Blood Bank & Vaccination Center
  • Alshifa Testing Center
  • Agha Khan Laboratories
  • Zam Zam Labs & Diagnostics
  • Samra LABS
  • Tariq Labs

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Hospitals

  • District Headquarter Hospital
  • Combined Military Hospital
  • Fauji Foundation Hospital

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  • Nazira Clinic
  • Afzal Hospital
  • Sughra Clinic
  • Noor-un-Nisa Hospital
  • Meeran-Baksh Hospital
  • Umair Children Hospital
  • Fazal Hospital
  • Al Qasim Hospital
  • Azeem Hospital
  • Khadam Ali Memorial Hospital
  • Capt. Moazzam Shaheed Hospital
  • Mirza Hospital
  • Alkaram Hospital
  • Shahid Medical Hall - Shandar Chowk - owned by Abdul Aziz

Major Industries

  • KDC Plywood Factory
  • Pakistan ChipBoard Factories
  • Koh-e-Noor Flour Mills
  • Khawaja Glass Factory
  • Pakistan Tobacco Company
  • Saeed Industries
  • Marble Factories in "Industrial Area"
  • Chishti Cables Ltd.
  • Dar Cycle Works
  • Shahid Medical Hall - Shandar Chowk - owned by Abdul Aziz

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Places to eat

  • Tulip Restaurant
  • Jhelum Club
  • EverGreen Hotel & Restaurant
  • Albilal Hotel & restaurant "G.T.Road"DINA
  • Hotel Faran
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Bela Bar-B-que
  • Butt Karahi, Shandar Chowk.
  • Meena Kabaab
  • Food Palace
  • Saeed Butt Kabab "Shandar Chowk"
  • Punjab Hot Chicken.
  • Shaikh Chargha "Machine Mohalla No.3
  • Merhaba Resteurant
  • Sareed Fast Foods, Mangla Road,Dina
  • Rasheed Kabab Markaz
  • Paradise Hotel
  • Paradise Travels
  • Paradise Distrobution
  • First Moon Bar b Q & Marraige Hall (Sheraz Saeed Butt)

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Famous Personalities with origins in Jhelum

Sitara-e-Jurat, is the 3rd highest Military medal of Pakistan. ... Image:Gurinder Chadha. ... The term British Asian is used to denote a person of South Asian ancestry or origin, who was born in or was an immigrant to the United Kingdom, former heartland of the British Empire. ... Sunil Dutt (June 6, 1929 - May 25, 2005), born Balraj Dutt was an Indian Bollywood actor and politician. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Subhash Ghai (born January 24, 1943/1945, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India) is an Indian director whose most notable films include Khal Nayak (1994), Pardes (1997) and Taal (1999). ... Inder Kumar Gujral (Hindi: ) (born 4 December 1919) was the twelfth Prime Minister of the Republic of India. ... The Prime Minister of India is, in practice, the most powerful person in the government of India. ... This article is about the Pakistani province of Punjab. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Muttahida Qaumi Mahaz (MQM, United National Front), originally known as Mohajir Quami Movement (Emigrant National Movement), a political party in Pakistan. ... Zamir Jafri (January 1, 1916 – May 16, 1999) was a Pakistani poet. ... The Supreme Court (Urdu: عدالت اعظمیٰ ) is the apex court in Pakistans judicial hierarchy, the final arbiter of legal and constitutional disputes. ... Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances[2]; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997) was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Gen. ... Pakistan Army Flag The Pakistan Army (Urdu: پاک فوج) is the largest branch of the Pakistan military, and is responsible for protection of the state borders, the security of interests of Pakistan within the framework of its international obligations. ... Pride of Performance is highest civil award by the Government of Pakistan to Pakistanis who did any respectable jobs in their fields. ... Alexander and Porus by Charles Le Brun, 1673 King Porus, the Greek version of the Indian names Puru, Pururava, Purushotthama or Parvata, was the ruler of a Kingdom in Punjab located between the Jhelum and the Chenab (in Greek, the Hydaspes and the Acesines) rivers in the Punjab. ... Look up Punjab in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Barrister Rabia Qari was first Muslim woman barrister of the Indian subcontinent. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ...

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Coordinates: 32°56′N, 73°44′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Jhelum is a town in the North of the Punjab Province in Pakistan.
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