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Dhanyala دهنيالہ is a village and union council of Jhelum District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil,[1] and is located at 33°02'21.4"N 73°40'46.1"E, at an altitude of 256 metres (840 ft).[2]

Dhanyala
Village and union council
Dhanyala is located in Pakistan
Dhanyala
Dhanyala
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 33°02′14″N 73°40′46″E / 33.03722°N 73.67944°E / 33.03722; 73.67944Coordinates: 33°02′14″N 73°40′46″E / 33.03722°N 73.67944°E / 33.03722; 73.67944
CountryPakistan
RegionPunjab Province
DistrictJhelum District
Government
Elevation
256 m (840 ft)
Population
 • Total14,500
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Dhanyala is one of the largest tribes living in the Potohar plateau and Lower Himalayas for the last eight centuries. This tribe traces its lineage to Ali Ibne Talib.

In Dhanyala there is a hospital named Mian Muhammad Bukhsh Hospital.[3]

EducationEdit

Dhanyala is very prominent village of District Jhelum. People of Dhanyala are very educated and include officers in the Pakistan Army, police, and officers in the government and private sector. A lot of Dhanyalians are settled abroad. Dhanyala village is located 4 kilometers away from University of the Punjab, Jhelum campus. In Dhanyala there are many schools for boys and girls. The Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School was initially established by Mian Muhammad Bukhsh Trust - MMBT and then handed over to the education department. Following are the schools working in Dhanyala:

  • Govt. Elementary school for Boys, Dhanyala.
  • Govt. Higher secondary school for Girls, Dhanyala.
  • Govt. Primary school for boys, Dhanyala.

The Board of Trustees - BOT of Mian Muhammad Bakhsh Trust also established a hospital in the name of the great Sufi Mian Muhammad Bukhsh, which provide fee medical services to the local community and community of 12 more Union Councils. Ch. Mushtaq Hussain Bargatt is serving the trust as Chairperson. For further information please visit: www.bukhsh.org.

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