Narowal

Narowal (Urdu: نارووال‎), is a city in the northeast of the Punjab province of Pakistan. According to the census of 2017, the City of Narowal has 103,067 inhabitants. It is the 94th largest city of Pakistan.[1] Pakistani pop singer Abrar-ul-Haq is also from Narowal. Narowal is known for its University the campus of which was established in 2012 and for various famous politicians.[2] University of Narowal's Main Campus's builing has also been constructed in resent years on Shakargarh Road The city is also known for its Faiz Ahmed Park named after the Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz who was born in the village Kala Qadir in Narowal District.[3] A famous Sikh Temple, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur can be visited in the East of Narowal.[4]

Narowal
City
نارووال
Faiz Ahmed Park
Faiz Ahmed Park
Narowal is located in Punjab, Pakistan
Narowal
Narowal
Narowal is located in Pakistan
Narowal
Narowal
Coordinates: 32°6′0″N 74°52′29″E / 32.10000°N 74.87472°E / 32.10000; 74.87472Coordinates: 32°6′0″N 74°52′29″E / 32.10000°N 74.87472°E / 32.10000; 74.87472
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
DivisionGujranwala
DistrictNarowal
Established1981
Incorporated1981
Area
 • Total2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total103,067
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Area code(s)0542
Websitehttp://www.narowal.gop.pk/
Main Road of Narowal

HistoryEdit

According to an old legend Narowal was founded about 900 years ago.[5] The city is the capital of Narowal District and become Narowal Tehsil in 1989.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Narowal District Population of Cities, Towns and Villages 2017-2018". 2018-05-23.
  2. ^ "UET Lahore | University of Engineering and Technology".
  3. ^ "District Profile: Central Punjab- Narowal -DAWN - Herald Election 2008". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26.
  4. ^ http://www.fpinfo.in/2018/11/kartarpur-gurudwara-of-pakistan-is-going-to-be-mecca-for-sikhs-html.html
  5. ^ "District History – Narowal's Official Website".

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