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List of cities in the Punjab region by population

The following is a list of the largest cities in the Punjab region by population located in modern divisions which were part of the British Punjab Province as at 1947 when the modern countries of India and Pakistan were created. Accordingly, the Punjab is a geographical region in South Asia now divided politically by Pakistan and India and is also administratively divided into provinces, states, and territories within both countries. This list deals with the areas within city administrative boundaries (city propers), urban areas, and metropolitan areas.

List of the CitiesEdit

Rank City Administrative subdivision Sovereign state Image City proper population Urban area population Metropolitan area population
1 Lahore   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   11,126,285[1]
(2017)
1,325,000[2]
(2016)
2 Faisalabad   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   3,203,846[3]
(2017)
3,675,000[2]
(2016)
3 Rawalpindi   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   2,098,231[1]
(2017)
4 Gujranwala   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   2,027,001[1]
(2017)
2,705,000[4](2016)
5 Multan   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   1,871,843[1]
(2017)
3,100,000[5](2016)
6 Ludhiana State of Punjab   India   1,613,878[6]
(2011)
1,740,000[2]
(2016)
7 Amritsar State of Punjab   India   1,132,761[6]
(2011)
1,285,000[2]
(2016)
8 Islamabad Islamabad Capital Territory   Pakistan   1,009,832[1]
(2017)
9 Chandigarh Union territory of Chandigarh   India   1,055,880[6]
(2011)
1,150,000[2]
(2016)
10 Jalandhar State of Punjab   India   862,196[6]
(2011)
970,000[2]
(2016)
11 Bahawalpur   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   762,111[1]
(2017)
930,000[2]
(2016)
12 Sargodha   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 659,862[1]
(2017)
1,550,000[2]
(2016)
13 Sialkot   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   655,852[1]
(2017)
580,000[2]
(2016)
14 Sheikhupura   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   473,129[1]
(2017)
540,000[2]
(2016)
15 Patiala State of Punjab   India   446,246[6]
(2011)
700,513[2]
(2016)
16 Rahim Yar Khan   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 420,419[1]
(2017)
17 Jhang   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   414,131[1]
(2017)
18 Dera Ghāzi Khān   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 399,064[1]
(2017)
19 Gujrat   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   390,533[1]
(2017)
20 Sahiwal   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 389,605[1]
(2017)
21 Wah Cantonment   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 380,103[1]
(2017)
22 Kasur   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   358,409[1]
(2017)
23 Okara   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   357,935[1]
(2017)
24 Bathinda State of Punjab   India   285,813[6]
(2011)
25 Chiniot   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 278,747[1]
(2017)
26 Kāmoke   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 249,767[1]
(2017)
27 Hafizabad   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 245,784[1]
(2017)
28 Sadiqabad   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 239,677[1]
(2017)
29 Burewala   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 231,797[1]
(2017)
30 Khanewal   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   227,059[1]
(2017)
31 Muzaffargarh   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   209,604[1]
(2017)
32 Mandi Bahauddin   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 198,609[1]
(2017)
33 Jhelum   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   190,425[1]
(2017)
34 Khanpur   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 184,793[1]
(2017)
35 Pakpattan   Province of Punjab   Pakistan   176,693[1]
(2017)
36 Daska   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 175,170[1]
(2017)
37 Gojra   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 174,860[1]
(2017)
38 Hoshiarpur State of Punjab   India   168,443[6]
(2011)
39 Muridke   Province of Punjab   Pakistan N/A 166,652[1]
(2017)
40 Batala State of Punjab   India   156,400[6]
(2011)
41 Moga State of Punjab   India   150,432[6]
(2011)
42 Pathankot State of Punjab   India   148,357[6]
(2011)
43 Mohali State of Punjab   India   146,104[6]
(2011)
44 Abohar State of Punjab   India N/A 145,238[6]
(2011)
45 Malerkotla State of Punjab   India   135,330[6]
(2011)
46 Khanna State of Punjab   India   128,130[6]
(2011)
47 Muktsar State of Punjab   India   117,085[6]
(2011)
48 Barnala State of Punjab   India N/A 116,454[6]
(2011)
49 Firozpur State of Punjab   India   110,091[6]
(2011)
50 Kapurthala State of Punjab   India   101,654[6]
(2011)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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