Kamoke

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Kamoke (Punjabi: کامونکى, Urdu: کامونکے) is a city in Gujranwala District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the 30th largest city of Pakistan. The city is the capital of Kamoke Tehsil, which is an administrative subdivision of the district and is itself subdivided into eight Union Councils.[4] It is located on the Grand Trunk Road 21 km [13.0 mi] from Gujranwala and 44 km [27.3 mi] from Lahore.

Kamoke
  • کامونکی
  • کامونکے
City
Municipal Committee Kamoke
Nickname(s): 
The City of Rice & The City of Mosques
Kamoke is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Kamoke
Kamoke
Location in Pakistan
Kamoke is located in Pakistan
Kamoke
Kamoke
Kamoke (Pakistan)
Coordinates: 31°58′25″N 74°13′22″E / 31.97361°N 74.22278°E / 31.97361; 74.22278Coordinates: 31°58′25″N 74°13′22″E / 31.97361°N 74.22278°E / 31.97361; 74.22278
CountryPakistan
RegionPunjab
DistrictGujranwala District
TehsilKamoke Tehsil
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Committee
 • ChairmanNone (Vacant)[1]
 • Vice ChairmanNone (Vacant)[1]
 • Chief OfficerMuhammad Aslam Ghuman[citation needed]
Elevation
201 m (659 ft)
Population
 • Total249,767
 • Rank30th, Pakistan
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Area code(s)055
WebsiteMC Kamoke

HistoryEdit

Kamoke city was settled in the era of Akbar. It was declared a tehsil in 1992.

AdministrationEdit

Kamoke is administered by Town Municipal Administration under City District Government Gujranwala. It has Tehsil Civil Courts, its own circle of police, and a tehsil headquarters hospital.

CommunicationEdit

Kamoke is situated at the Grand Trunk (G.T.) Road, about 49 kilometres in the north from Lahore. It is almost at equal distances from Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore and Sialkot International Airport. Kamoki is also located at the main Lahore Rawalpindi Railway Line.

Trade and IndustryEdit

Kamoke is known for its rice, which is grown in its surrounding areas. Kamoke is also the largest rice market in the sub-continent where most kinds of rice, which include Basmati, Super Basmati, Karnal, etc. are grown, processed, and exported to the whole world.

DemographicsEdit

The population was 152,288 in 1998. The 2017 census shows a population of 249,767, an average annual growth of 2.6% since 1998, slightly above the national average of 2.4%.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Administrators' appointments planned as Punjab LG system dissolves today". The Nation (newspaper). 31 December 2021. Retrieved 8 January 2022.
  2. ^ "MC Kamoke: Administrative Setup". Local Government Punjab. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  3. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/Pakistan-100T.html[bare URL]
  4. ^ Towns & Unions in the City District of Gujranwala - Government of Pakistan Archived 2012-02-09 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Pakistan: Provinces and Major Cities - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-02-15.

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