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Bhawana

This article is about the city. For other uses, see Bhawana (disambiguation).

Bhawana
بھوانہ
City
Nickname(s): Bhowana
Bhawana
Bhawana
Location on Jhang Chiniot road, Pakistan

Coordinates: 31°33′58″N 72°38′46″E / 31.5661111°N 72.6461111°E / 31.5661111; 72.6461111Coordinates: 31°33′58″N 72°38′46″E / 31.5661111°N 72.6461111°E / 31.5661111; 72.6461111

Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Chiniot district
Tehsil Bhawana tehsil
Established 2 February 2009
Government
 • Type Tehsil
Area
 • City 40 km2 (15.4 sq mi)
 • Urban 10 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Elevation 157 m (515 ft)
Population (2009)(Approximately)
 • City 65,000
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
 • Urban 40,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Postal code 35350[1]
Dialling code 047

Bhawana (also spelled as Bhowana) (Urdu: بھوانہ‎, Punjabi: بھوآنہ) is the capital of Bhawana tehsil and a city of Punjab, Pakistan. It is located on the bank of the Chenab river.it is located in the central point of (Fasialabad, Jhang, chiniot ) three main city of Punjab

History

Bhawana is one of the ancient cities of Pakistan. The Mughal Emperor Zahir-ud-din Babur also mentions the area in his book the Tuzk-e-Babari for its fine architecture and finely handcrafted jharoka windows of many of the old havelis (manors) and other buildings of the old/medieval town.

Geography and climate

Bhawana is located by the side of Jhang Chiniot road and on the left bank of the Chenab river.[2] It is located at the coordinates 31°33'58 in North and 72°38'46 in East with an altitude of 157 m (515 ft).[3] Its soil is very fertile and is among the largest agricultural areas, and the city itself also depends considerably on agriculture to bolster its economy. It is situated 37 km from Chiniot, 50 km from Faisalabad, 48 km from Jhang and 70 km from Sargodha. Its weather is much like the rest of Pakistan's, with summer, spring, winter and autumn seasons.[4] Its temperatures are usually moderate.[5]

Masajids

Its main Jamia Masajids are:

1. Masjid al-Hussain

Masjid al-Hussain is the oldest masjid of Bhawana. It is located at Old Lari Ada of Bhawana. It is a Hanafi group masjid. It was established in the era of the British Empire by Peer Manzar Hussain Shah, who is buried in the Saddiquia Colony of Bhawana. Now there is a madrasah named Madrasah Jamia Hanafia Ghousia where many children study.

2. Masjid al-Bilal

It is situated near Ch Muhammad Siddique Gujjar house of Bhawana City. It is the Masjid of group Deobandi.It is the markaz of group Deobandi in Bhawana

Gallery

These are the pictures related to Bhawana:

See also

Pakistan portal

References

External links

  • Google Maps

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