Open main menu

Muridke (Punjabi, Urdu: مُرِيدكے‎), is a city and headquarters of Muridke Tehsil in Sheikhupura District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the 2nd largest city in Sheikhupura Division. It is situated near the city of Lahore, at an elevation of 205 m (675 ft)[1] and is situated on the Grand Trunk Road.

Muridke

مریدکے
City
Muridke
Muridke is located in Pakistan
Muridke
Muridke
Coordinates: 31°48′07″N 74°15′18″E / 31.802°N 74.255°E / 31.802; 74.255
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
Elevation
205 m (673 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Urban
166,652
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

In 2005 Muridke became the headquarters of the newly created Muridke Tehsil of Sheikhupura District.

Muridke contains the operational headquarters of the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba.[2]

According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, its population is 166,652. It is ranked 53rd in the List of most populous cities in Pakistan.

People from MuridkeEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Location of Muridke - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ Tankel, Stephen (2013), Storming the World Stage: The Story of Lashkar-e-Taiba, Oxford University Press, pp. 69–, ISBN 978-0-19-933344-8
  3. ^ http://myhero.com/Iqbal
  4. ^ "Jaffar Nazir". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  5. ^ "User:Muhammad Sufyan Iqbal/sandbox", Wikipedia, 2019-05-28, retrieved 2019-05-28

Coordinates: 31°48′07″N 74°15′18″E / 31.802°N 74.255°E / 31.802; 74.255