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Kharian (Urdu: کھارِیاں‎), is a city located within the Gujrat District of the Punjab province of Pakistan. Kharian is the headquarters of Kharian Tehsil. As of 2005, it had a population of just under 28,500.[1]

Kharian

کھارِیاں
Kharian is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Kharian
Kharian
Kharian is located in Pakistan
Kharian
Kharian
Coordinates: 32°48′39″N 73°51′53″E / 32.81083°N 73.86472°E / 32.81083; 73.86472Coordinates: 32°48′39″N 73°51′53″E / 32.81083°N 73.86472°E / 32.81083; 73.86472
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictGujrat
TehsilKharian Tehsil
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Calling code0537

Little NorwayEdit

It is known as Little Norway of Pakistan because more than 70 percent of Pakistanis in Norway belong to this area.[2][3]

Notable peopleEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cities in Pakistan: 2005 Population Estimates". Mongabay.com. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
  2. ^ "Claim to fame: A little bit of Norway lives in Kharian". The Express Tribune. 4 March 2012.
  3. ^ Shahzad, Mirza Khurram (26 September 2014). "Footprints: Norway in Pakistan". DAWN.COM.