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Jhelum (/ˈləm/) (Urdu: , Punjabi: جہلم, Greek: Alexandria Bucephalous) 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[1] 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 langauge (formerly called Pothwari or Mirpuri) is spoken with the local accent or dialect known as Jhelumi.

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