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Jhang District

Jhang District
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
Map of Punjab, with Jhang District shown in orange.
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
Established 1849
Headquarters Jhang city
 • District Coordination Officer Nadir Chattha
 • District Police Officer Zeeshan Asghar
 • Total 8,809 km2 (3,401 sq mi)
Population (1998)[1]
 • Total 2,834,545
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5a)
Number of Tehsils 4

Jhang District (Punjabi, Urdu: ضلع جھنگ‎) is a district of the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Jhang is the district's capital.[2] According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district's population was 2.8 million, of which 23 percent lived in urban areas.[1]


  • Location and geography 1
  • Local education 2
  • Notable People 3
  • References 4

Location and geography

The district comprises on four administrative units (tehsils) Jhang, Athara Hazari, Shorkot, and Ahmad Pur Sial.[3] The Jhang District covers 8,809 km².[1]

Local education

Notable People


  1. ^ a b c "Jhang District at a glance" (PDF).  
  2. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Jhang the – Government of Pakistan". Retrieved 2010-10-24. 
  3. ^ Administrative Units of Pakistan (Tehsils/Talukas) Statistics Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Statistics, Government of Pakistan
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