Faisalabad

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Faisalabad
فیصل آباد
City District
Faisalabad is located in Pakistan
Faisalabad
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°21′52″N 72°59′40″E / 31.36444°N 72.99444°E / 31.36444; 72.99444Coordinates: 31°21′52″N 72°59′40″E / 31.36444°N 72.99444°E / 31.36444; 72.99444
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Faisalabad District
Autonomous towns 8
Union councils 289
Government
 • Type city District
 • Nazim Awais Asghar
Area
 • City District 1,280 km2 (490 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,856 km2 (2,261 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City District 4,177,246
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 041

Faisalabad, formerly known as Lyallpur, is the third largest metropolis in Pakistan. It is in the Punjab province and is the capital of Faisalabad District. The city is an important centre of trade and industry.

References[change | change source]

  1. World Gazetteer estimate (01-06-2011)


Sunni Rizvi Masjid, Faisalabad