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Lahore Division

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Lahore Division (Urdu: دوسوں لاہور) was a former division of the Punjab Province of Pakistan. In 2000 the government of Pakistan ended divisions.

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Lahore Division was also an administrative division of Punjab Province of British India. It extended along the right bank of the Sutlej River from the Himalaya to Multan, and was made up of the six districts of Sialkot, Gujranwala, Montgomery, Lahore, Amritsar, and Gurdaspur. With the Partition of British India into the independent states of India and Pakistan in 1947, Lahore Division was divided among the two countries.