Gujar Khan

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Gujar Khan (Urdu: گوجرخان‎) is a city in Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the capital of Gujar Khan Tehsil, one of the seven tehsils or subdivisions of Rawalpindi District.[1] It is about 55 kilometres southeast of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan and 220 km to the northwest of Lahore capital of Punjab.

Administration[change | change source]

Administrative subdivisions of Rawalpindi District.

Gujar Khan, as well as being tehsil capital, is divided into 3 Union Councils:[2]

According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the city had 57,099 people.[3]

Languages[change | change source]

Pothowari is the main language of Gujar Khan, other languages are Urdu, Punjabi and Pashto.

Twin cities[change | change source]

Gujar Khan has four twin cities, these are:

United Kingdom Redditch, UK
Saudi Arabia Taif, Saudi Arabia
Germany Munich, Germany
New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

References[change | change source]

  1. Population Census Organization, Government of Pakistan. "List of Administrative Units of Pakistan (Tehsil/Taluka)". Retrieved 2007-07-02.
  2. Towns & Unions in the City District of Rawalpindi
  3. 1998 Census details - Official website of Rawalpindi District