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Khanewal
خانیوال
 General Information
 Country Pakistan
 Province Punjab
 Coordinates 30°18′N″N 71°56′E″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unrecognised word "n" 71.9340884116">Expression error: Unrecognised word "n", 71.9340884116Coordinates: 30°18′N″N 71°56′E″E / <span class="geo-dec geo" title="Maps, aerial photos, and other data for Expression error: Unrecognised word "n" 71.9340884116">Expression error: Unrecognised word "n", 71.9340884116
 Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 No. of Towns
 Government
 No. of Union Councils Coordinates: 30°18′N, 71°56′E
  
/ Sources and references.

Khanewal (Urdu: خانیوال ) is a district in the province of Punjab, Pakistan. It is notable for being the host city to the second largest train station in Pakistan [1]. Khanewal is named after the earliest settelers here who belonged to the clan ‘Daha’ and used the word ‘khan’ in their names. That is how the city came to be known as ‘khan-e-wal’. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... Currently, Pakistan is subdivided into four provinces, two territories, and also portions of Kashmir that are administered by the Pakistani government. ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Pakistan Standard Time (PST) is the time zone for Pakistan. ... UTC +5 is the timezone for : Pakistan Standard Time in Pakistan. ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, United States, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Union Councils of Pakistan are local governments in Pakistan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... This article is about the Pakistani province. ...

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History

Khanewal has a rich and vibrant history which can be traced back to the early 1900's.it is a well known disst. in Pakistan for the cotton growing industryand for the feudal lords. The Daha family along with the Arrains, Fogartys, Kombohs, Sials khokhars and Khaggas are regarded as the first settlers and founders of Khanewal.


Historically Khanewal is an old city with its earliest foundations being laid by the British owing to its importance as a railway junctionand its straight roads are showing that it is a planned town by the britishers. The earliest settlers are said to be the Dahas, who have the 'Khan' in their names and the city was named after them as Khan-e-wal. Khanewal was made into a District in 1985 constituting the two tehsils of Khanewal district namely Kabirwala and Mian Channu. Its boundaries meet the districts of Jhang and Toba Tek Singh on the North, Sahiwal on the East, Vehari on the South and Multan on the West. Khanewal District is spread over an area of 4,349 square Kilometres and comprises the tehsils of: A myriad of tracks at Clapham Junction, in London, England A junction, in the context of rail transport, is a point at which a branch line or separate route diverges from the main line. ... The Dāsa are a tribe identified as the enemies of the Aryan tribes in the Rigveda. ... This article is about the year. ... The equivalent terms tehsil, tahsil, tahasil, taluka, taluk, and taluq refer to a unit of government in some countries of the Indian subcontinent. ... Kabirwala is a city in southern Punjab and geographically located at almost the center of Pakistan at Multan-Jhang road 40 km from Multan to Jhang and is part of the district Khanewal. ... Mian Channu is a city of Punjab province in Pakistan. ... Jhang District (Urdu: جھنگ) is located in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Toba Tek Singh is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. ... Sahiwal District (Urdu: ساہیوال ) 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. ... Multan District is a district of Pakistan. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ...

Kabirwala is a city in southern Punjab and geographically located at almost the center of Pakistan at Multan-Jhang road 40 km from Multan to Jhang and is part of the district Khanewal. ... Mian Channu is a Tehsil and City in Khanewal district. ... Jahanian (Urdu: جہانیاں) is a town in Khanewal District, Punjab, Pakistan, 30 minutes drive from Khanewal (28 km). ...

Industry and Agriculture

Khanewal is an agricultural city and is located in Pakistan's 'Cotton belt' - an area covering Khanewal, Multan and Bahawalnagar. It is known to produce the finest cotton in the World. However over the last 40 to 50 years industry has also been established in and around the city. Sir William Roberts established cotton trading and ginning installations in the area known as Brooke Bond which is now called Unilever, a company that specialises in making tea. There are over 900 workers employed by Unilever. The people of Khanewal are hard working and mostly committed to agricultural activities which is the main source of income for the people of the district. Other industries in Khanewal include chemical production and oil extraction. This has added to Khanewal's economy, growth and prosperity.


Climate and Soil Conditions

The Khanewal District has a very extreme climate i.e. Fifty-two degrees celsius in summer, with temperatures falling to bellow zero in winter. The land around Khanewal is very fertile. A diversity of crops are grown, mainly cotton, wheat and rice, and like the Multan district, Khanewal is also famous for its mango orchards. However, some portions of Khanewal consist of sand dunes where crops can not be grown. The river Chenab flows on its north and the river Ravi on its North East side. Small areas of tehsil Kabirwala are flooded during the monsoon season. The average rainfall in the district is 93 mm. Khanewal and its surrounding agricultural land is irrigated by both canal water and tube-wells. Spring, Winter and Autumn are the best times of the year to visit Khanewal which has several picnic spots situated around it. For other uses, see Summer (disambiguation). ... Species About 35 species, including: Mangifera altissima Mangifera applanata Mangifera caesia Mangifera camptosperma Mangifera casturi Mangifera decandra Mangifera foetida Mangifera gedebe Mangifera griffithii Mangifera indica Mangifera kemanga Mangifera laurina Mangifera longipes Mangifera macrocarpa Mangifera mekongensis Mangifera odorata Mangifera pajang Mangifera pentandra Mangifera persiciformis Mangifera quadrifida Mangifera siamensis Mangifera similis Mangifera... An orchard is an intentional planting of trees maintained for food production. ... This article is about the sand formations, for other meanings see Dune (disambiguation) Mesquite Flat Dunes in Death Valley National Park In physical geography, a dune is a hill of sand built by eolian (wind-related) processes. ... For other uses, see crop (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Monsoon (disambiguation). ... Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the soil usually for assisting in growing crops. ... Spring is one of the four temperate seasons. ... For other uses, see Winter (disambiguation). ... This article is about the temperate season. ...


Transport

The district of Khanewal has approximately 1208 kilometres of Metal pavement road-length. The Khanewal district links up with several other districts such as the Multan, Lodhran, Sahiwal, Vehari and Jhang districts by way of these metal pavement roads.
Khanewal is serviced by the Pakistan Railways. The main Peshawar-Karachi railway line passes through the Khanewal district. The district is linked with Multan, Lodhran, Sahiwal and the Jhang districts through the vast railway network. The drive from Multan to Khanewal takes approximately 45-50 minutes by car. Multan has an International Airport and the drive from Multan International Airport to Lahore takes approximately 5 hours or so depending on traffic. The term road metal refers to the crushed rock used for road beds and surfaces, foundations and railway embankments, among other things. ... Pakistan Railways is the state-owned railway company of Pakistan. ...


Landmarks

One of the most famous landmarks in Khanewal is the Jangle Wali Kothi, the foundation stone of which was laid in 1913 by a Railway Engineer posted to Khanewal Railway Junction in British India days. The Khanewal junction is also a landmark as some parts of it have remained unchanged for over 130 years. Khanewal also has some other colonial landmarks dating back from the early 20th century, all private properties, but truly historic. A few of these properties were built and used by Sir William Roberts who is considered along with several others as one of the founding fathers of Khanewal and the famous [2] farms outside Khanewal.


Towns and villages

Jahania

Jahania is one of the four tehsils of Khanewal district, in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the smallest of the four tehsils. The town itself has about one hundred thousand residents, and is one of the cleanest towns in southern Punjab. The streets and the map of Jahania is very broad and beautiful. The majority of people in the Jhania tehsil live in the countryside. There are numerous villages ranging in size from 500 to 5,000 people. One of the villages in the tehsil is Purana Char. This city is linked with Multan, Khanewal, Vehari and the Bahawalpur districts through the vast railway network and GT Roads. The drive from Jahania to Khanewal & Multan takes approximately 25-35 minutes by car. Multan has an International Airport. The equivalent terms tehsil, tahsil, tahasil, taluka, taluk, and taluq refer to a unit of government in some countries of the Indian subcontinent. ... Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... This article is about the geographical region. ...


List fo towns and villages

  • kamaran colony (residence of Rashid Farooq)
  • Islam Park (Residence of Naveed Asghar Bandesha)
  • Block No.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16
  • Colony No.1 (nadeem baboo) street No.4
  • Peoples' Colony
  • Hakeemsbad
  • Hakeemnagar
  • Hakeem town (residence of Ch M Akram)
  • Gareebabad
  • Marzipura - (Residence of Rana Abdul Majeed Contractor Brooke Bond / Unilever)
  • Green Town
  • Gulberg
  • Camp
  • Nizampur
  • Shamkoot
  • Jangal Mandyala
  • Chak 29/10R
  • Chak 160/10R
  • Chak 88/10R
  • The British Cotton Growing Association Farm Chak 83,85,86,75/10-R, managed by DR.G.K.FOGARTY.
  • Shanti Nagar

Shanti Nagar is one of the neighborhoods of Gulshan Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. ...

List of schools and colleges

  • Majeed Cadet Middle School
  • Govt. Model High School Khanewal
  • Khanewal Public School
  • College Khanewal
  • The City School Senior and Junior branch
  • Bandesha College for Information Technology in south Punjab
  • Govt Islamia Degree College
  • Govt Islamia Degree College for Women
  • Muslim Commerce College Civil Lines
  • Govt College Of Commerce
  • Skyways Secondary School
  • LUCK Post Graduate College Civil Lines
  • Punjab College of Business Administration P.Colony
  • Technical Training Int
  • Peoples Colony
  • Govt Vocational College Lahore Road Khanewal
  • HomeoPathic College
  • SCOPE Post Graduate College Block # 12
  • Govt Islamia High School
  • Govt Model High School
  • Govt Model Girls High School
  • Govt M.C Girls High School
  • Govt Public High School
  • Govt MC Middle School No 1-B
  • Govt Railway Girls High School
  • Professional Computer Academy

Bazaars and roads of Khanewal

  • Akbar Bazaar
  • Kachari Bazaar
  • Liaquat Bazaar
  • Ayub Road
  • Sabzi Manidi Road
  • Chor Bazaar
  • Cinema Road
  • Grain Market
  • Sabzi Manid (Vegetable Market)

The Grand Timcheh of Qoms Bazaar. ...

[Famous personalities of Khanewal]

* Rana Abdul Majeed almaroof mooaish


== Chowk ==(junctions)


A 'chowk' (square) is where four roads join and intersect (also known as an intersection). Some of Khanewal's famous Chowks are: In Indian English, a chowk is a place where paths intersect. ...

  • Ahmadiya Masjid Square
  • Awan Chowk
  • Sangalwala
  • Chowk Gapi Wala
  • DAHA Chowk
  • ASLAM METLA JUDGE Chowk
  • Chowk Farooq Azam
  • RCA Chowk
  • T Chowk
  • Jaswantnagar Chowk
  • Yaseen Chowk
  • Meedoo wala Chowk
  • Lal masjid Chowk
  • Fogarty Square
  • Qazafi Bandesha Block for JUTTs
  • khokhar abad chowk

Notable cricket players from Khanewal

Notable cricket players from Khanewal:

  • Masood Anwar is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in one Test in 1990.he is still serving cricket in karachi for ubl. he has got a brother called nadeem meerasi.
  • Rana Shabbir Ahmad is a line-and-length pace bowler who took eight wickets for 109 runs on his Test debut against Bangladesh.[1]
  • Rao Iftikhar Anjum was selected for the Pakistani squad to play in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
  • Azfar Qazafi was the first player which did double Hatrick in a domestic match which was being played between multan and Lahore. and was named man of the match. his performance will be memorable till next century. his figures were 7/10 and also scored 79*
  • See / this list of Pakistani Cricketers.

Masood Anwar (born December 12, 1967, Khanewal, Punjab) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in one Test in 1990. ... Iftikhar Anjum (born December 1, 1980 in Khanewal) is a Pakistani cricketer. ... The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was a mens cricket tournament that took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007, using the sports One Day International format. ...

Telecommunications

There are 26 telephone exchanges operating in the district (ranging in capacity from 200 lines to 7200 lines). Cellular phone services are also available in the district. Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.answers.com/topic/khanewal-district / Sources and references
  2. ^ http://www.dawn.com/2002/07/05/fea.htm British Cotton Growers Association

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The 17th Century Badshahi Mosque built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore The society of Pakistan (Urdu: ثقافت پاکستان), although relatively diverse depending on which one of Pakistans provinces, has been greatly influenced by the cultures of Central Asia and the Middle East. ... Lollywood (Urdu: لالیوڈ) refers to the Pakistani film industry, based in the city of Lahore. ... The Kara Film Festival is the only internationally recognized film festival of Pakistan, to represent Lollywood annually held in Karachi. ... Pakistani cuisine is a distinct blend of foods similar to those found in the cuisine of India and those found in Afghanistan and Iran, with strong culinary influences from the Middle East. ... Language(s) UrduLanguages of PakistanArabicEnglish Religion(s) IslamChristianityZoroastrianism An overseas Pakistani is a Pakistani citizen who has migrated to another country or a person of Pakistani origin who is born outside Pakistan. ... The following is a list of major universities in Pakistan, organized by subnational entities. ... The National library was established after almost 46 years of independence. ... Pakistani literature, that is, the literature of Pakistan, as a distinct literature came into being when Pakistan gained its nationhooood as a sovereign state in 1947. ... Pakistani poetry as a tradition partakes of Urdu poetry, which see. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Mazar-e-Quaid - the icon of Karachi Mazar-e-Quaid is referred to mausoleum of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. ... Awards Lux Style Awards, MTV Pakistan Awards, Indus Music Awards, The Musik Awards Charts MTV Pakistan Charts, AAG 10, The Musik Countdown Music Festivals All Pakistani Music Conference Media MTV Pakistan, Indus Music, The Musik, AAG TV National anthem Qaumi Tarana Regional folk styles Balochi - Punjabi - Sindhi - Pastho - Kashmiri Khowar... The term Sufi rock describes the sound of famous Pakistani rock band Junoon. ... This is a list of musicians from Pakistan listed in alphabetical order. ... Lahore Museum, established in 1894, when Lahore (currently a part of Pakistan) was a part of Undivided India, is a major museum of the Indian subcontinent. ... Flag of Pakistan. ... Holidays in Pakistan: Muslim holidays feb05 kashmir day youm-e-yak-jehtia-e-kashmir Dates of Muslim holidays Categories: | | ... For the city, see Sari, Iran. ... An old-fashioned Hyderabadi gentleman wearing a formal Sherwani and Fez hat, that is designed by a designer in Lahore, Pakistan Sherwani (Urdu: شیروانی ) is a long coat-like garment worn in South Asia, very similar to an Achkan or doublet. ... The Pakistan Boy Scouts Association (PBSA) (Urdu:پاکستان بوائے اسکا وٹ ایسوسی ایشن) is the national Scouting organization of Pakistan and has 516,891 members (as of 2002). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of Pakistani television stations. ... Over 98% of 166 million peoples of Pakistan are Muslims and Islam is the State religion of Pakistan. ... A Chaand Raat celebration in Hyderabad, India Chaand Raat (Urdu: چاند رات, Hindi: चाँद रात; literally, Night of the Moon) is an Urdu, Hindi and Bengali locution used in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh for the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid. ... This is a list of mosques in Pakistan. ... After the Partition of India, Hinduism became one of the smallest religions in the newly created state of Pakistan, but has nonetheless played a major role in its culture and politics as well as the history of its regions. ... Kites on display before Basant festival in Lahore Basant, sometimes called Basant panchami in Hindi , is thought to be a festival celebrating the arrival of Spring, although some trace its background as a Hindu celebration. ... Sikhism is a very small minority religion in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan but has many cultural, historical and political ties to the country, and to the historical region of Punjab. ... Sports in Pakistan are played with great passion. ... The A1 Team Pakistan is the Pakistani team of A1 Grand Prix, an international racing series dubbed as the world cup of motorsport. ... The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is responsible for all major cricket including Test cricket played in Pakistan. ... The Pakistan national cricket team is a national cricket team representing Pakistan. ... This is a list of those people who have umpired at least one Test match in Pakistan between Pakistan and other Test cricket nations. ... Association football in Pakistan has a long history. ... The Pakistan Premier League (PPL) is the first division of Pakistani football. ... The Pakistan National Football Challenge Cup is the national knockout cup competition in Pakistani football, run by Pakistan Football Federation. ... Gilli िगल्ली -danda डन्डा is a game popular across the length and breadth of India and Pakistan. ... The Pakistan Open golf tournament was first played in 1967. ... The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is the national governing body for field hockey in Pakistan. ... Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) (Telugu: , Punjabi: , Marathi: , Hindi: ,Urdu: ; IPA: ) is a team sport originally from the Indian subcontinent. ... This is a list of the tallest structures in Pakistan, measured from base to the tallest point (Either roof top or antenna or spire). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Legislators from KHANEWAL (PP-174 to PP-180) (510 words)
PP-174 (Khanewal): PML(N) Mehr Ahmad Nawaz Khan, son of Mehr Haji Muhammad Nawaz Khan, was born on October 25, 1943 at Kabirwala; and is a matriculate.
PP-177 (Khanewal): PML(N) Haji Irfan Ahmad Khan Daha, son of Khan Abdul Ghafoor Khan Daha, was born on December 22, 1950 in Khanewal; and, is an Intermediate.
PP-178 (Khanewal): PML(N) Alhaj Mehr Khizar Hayat Khan Hiraj, son of Haji Mehr Allah Bakhsh Khan Hiraj, was born on April 14, 1944 at Mauza Noori Suhag; and, is a matriculate.
PPP support coveted in Khanewal -DAWN - National; October 5, 2002 (492 words)
KHANEWAL, Oct 4: This is perhaps the only district in southern Punjab where workers of the PPP and the PML-N are electioneering in unison against the PML-QA.
Once sour relations between the countries’ two main political organizations turned cordial in Khanewal when the Hiraj clan of district Nazim Ahmed Yar left the PPP on the last day of allotment of symbols for the October 10 elections.
The cunning act of Hirajs is a mixed blessing for their arch rivals, Syeds of Kattalpur, who are led by PML-QA think-tank Syed Fakhar Imam, whose position in NA-156 (Kabirwala) has improved against Barrister Raza Hayat Hiraj of the PPP after neutralization of a sizable chunk of the PPP vote-bank.
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