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Muridke (Punjabi, Urdu: مُرِيدكے‎), is a major commercial city and headquarters of Muridke Tehsil in Sheikhupura District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is situated near the city of Lahore, at an elevation of 205 m (675 ft)[1] and is situated on the famous Grand Trunk Road and at the crossroads to Shaikhupura, Kala Shah kaku, Gujranwala, Narang Mandi and Narowal. The economic and social life of the city, which has three police stations and a railway station, mainly depends on Lahore.

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]

Notable peopleEdit

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.

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