Jhang District

Jhang District (Punjabi and Urdu: ضلع جھنگ‎) is a district of Faisalabad Division in the Punjab province, Pakistan. The city of Jhang is the district's capital.[3] In 2009, the tehsil of Chiniot became the separate Chiniot District.

Jhang
جھنگ
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
Coordinates: 30°35′N 71°39′E / 30.583°N 71.650°E / 30.583; 71.650Coordinates: 30°35′N 71°39′E / 30.583°N 71.650°E / 30.583; 71.650
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
Established1849[citation needed]
HeadquartersJhang city
Area
 • Total6,166 km2 (2,381 sq mi)
Population
 • Total2,743,416
 • Density440/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PKT)
Number of Tehsils4
LanguagesPunjabi

(95%)

District Officer B&F Omer Draz +923427935933

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district comprises on four sub-districts (or Tehsils):[4]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 1998 census, 95% of the population in the Jhang and Shorkot Tehsils identified their first language as Punjabi, and 3.8% as Urdu.[5] The local dialect, Jhangi, is intermediate between Standard Punjabi and Saraiki.[6]

Educational institutesEdit

Following are some of the notable educational institutes of the district:

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.punjab.gov.pk/jhang
  2. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 August 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang the – Government of Pakistan". Nrb.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 12 February 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
  4. ^ Administrative Units of Pakistan (Tehsils/Talukas) Archived 2010-12-30 at the Wayback Machine Statistics Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics, Government of Pakistan
  5. ^ PCO 2000, pp. 95–96.
  6. ^ Wagha 1997, pp. 229–31.
  7. ^ http://www.chenab.edu.pk chenab.edu.pk
  8. ^ http://www.cadetcollegejhang.com
  9. ^ https://www.pgc.edu/campus/jhang

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