Dera Fateh Khan

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Fateh Khan or Dera Fateh Khan is a town and union council of Dera Ghazi Khan District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The town is part of Taunsa Tehsil.[1] It is located at 31°4'0N 70°43'0E and has an altitude of 140 metres (462 feet).

Fateh Khan
Union council and town
Fateh Khan is located in Pakistan
Fateh Khan
Fateh Khan
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°4′N 70°43′E / 31.067°N 70.717°E / 31.067; 70.717
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictDera Ghazi Khan District
Elevation
460 ft (140 m)
Population
 • Religions
Islam Predominantly:Buddhism and others
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)+6

It is named after Baloch mercenary Fateh Khan, son of Malik Sohrab Dodai, who founded the town.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of D.G. Khan - Government of Pakistan Archived February 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Baloch tribes of the Saraiki Waseb – by Farooq Miana". April 20, 2010.

Coordinates: 31°4′0″N 70°43′0″E / 31.06667°N 70.71667°E / 31.06667; 70.71667