Shorkot (Urdu: تحصیل شورکوٹ‎) is a tehsil in Jhang District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is subdivided into 29 Union Councils.[3] The city of Shorkot is the headquarters of the tehsil.

Shorkot Tehsil


تحصیل شورکوٹ
Tehsil Municipal Administration Shorkot
Tehsil Municipal Administration logo
Country Pakistan
RegionPunjab, Pakistan Punjab
DistrictJhang
Union councils29
Government
 • TypeTehsil Municipal Administration
 • AdministratorImran Qureshi
 • Municipal OfficerKhalid Iqbal Malik
Population
 • Tehsil548,626
 • Urban
73,741
 • Rural
474,885
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (PDT)
WebsiteTMA Shorkot

LanguageEdit

A Punjabi Dialect of Jhangochi is speaking by the majority of the people but in Cities Standard Punjabi is spoken.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TMA Shorkot: Administrative Setup". Local Government Punjab. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  2. ^ "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  3. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang - NRB Archived 2012-08-24 at WebCite