Map of Punjab with Rawalpindi District highlighted
Rawalpindi is located in the north of Punjab.
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|• Total||5,286 km2 (2,041 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
|Number of Tehsils||7|
- Gujar Khan Tehsil
- Kahuta Tehsil
- Kallar Syedan Tehsil
- Kotli Sattian Tehsil
- Murree Tehsil
- Rawalpindi Tehsil
- Taxila Tehsil
In 1901 Punjab Census, the Sikhs numbered 26,363, Hindus 57,325, and the Muslims being 466,918 83%. But between 1901-1931, there was a large number of Hindus converting to Sikhism. By 1947, there would have been more than 100,000 Sikhs In this district, and also the population growing.