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Lahore District (Punjabi, Urdu: ضلع لاہور‎) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan, mainly consisting of the city of Lahore. The total area is 1,772 square kilometres (684 sq mi).

Lahore District
ضلع لاہور
Metropolitan area
Lahore District highlighted within Punjab Province
Lahore District highlighted within Punjab Province
Country  Pakistan
Province Flag of Punjab.svg Punjab
Founded by Lava[1][2][3]
Named for Lava[4][5][6]
Headquarters Lahore
Area
 • Total 1,772 km2 (684 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Population (2017)[7]
 • Total 11,126,285
 • Density 6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

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AdministrationEdit

DemographyEdit

According to the 1998 census, the district's population is 6,320,000, 82% of which is urban.[9]:45 Punjabi is the first language[10] of 86% of the population, while Urdu and Pashto account for 10% and 2% respectively.[9]:50

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bombay Historical Society (1946). Annual bibliography of Indian history and Indology, Volume 4. p. 257. 
  2. ^ Baqir, Muhammad (1985). Lahore, past and present. B.R. Pub. Corp. pp. 19–20. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  3. ^ Naqoosh, Lahore Number 1976
  4. ^ Bombay Historical Society (1946). Annual bibliography of Indian history and Indology, Volume 4. p. 257. 
  5. ^ Baqir, Muhammad (1985). Lahore, past and present. B.R. Pub. Corp. pp. 19–20. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  6. ^ Masudul Hasan (1978). Guide to Lahore. Ferozsons. 
  7. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 
  8. ^ https://lgcd.punjab.gov.pk/system/files/MCLZones.pdf
  9. ^ a b 1998 District Census report of Lahore. Census publication. 125. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. 
  10. ^ "Mother tongue": defined as the language of communication between parents and children, and recorded of each individual.

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