|Nickname(s): City of Soldiers
Land of Martyrs and Warriors
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• Chairman MC||Khan Sher Bahadur Kaira (PMLN)|
|• Total||22.5 km2 (8.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||233 m (768 ft)|
|• Density||6,500/km2 (17,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PKT (UTC+5)|
Jhelum // (Urdu and Punjabi: جہلم) is a city on the right bank of the Jhelum River, in the district of the same name in the north of Punjab province, Pakistan. Jhelum is known for providing a large number of soldiers to the British and later to the Pakistan armed forces due to which it is also known as city of soldiers or land of martyrs.
Panjistan or North Panjab region[change | change source]
The Panjistani language (formerly called Pothwari or Mirpuri) is spoken with the local accent or dialect known as Jhelumi.
References[change | change source]
- "Location of Jhelum – Falling Rain Genomics". Fallingrain.com. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
- "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Jhelum, Pakistan". Weatherbase. 2008.
- "TRENDS IN REGIONAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDICES: Table 2" (PDF). The United Nations. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 May 2009. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
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