Saturday, October 13, 2018


Bhalwal is a tehsil of Sargodha division. It has very fertile agricultural lands and is famous for its guava and citrus fruits production. Bhalwal is also called the California of Pakistan for the production of oranges. Another reason of the popularity for Bhalwal is the production of sugarcane. There are also several sugar mills situated in Bhalwal. Nurpur foods factory is also situated in Bhalwal. It provides dairy products in all over the Pakistan. 

Its population is about 1.3 million. It is located on Sargodha Gujrat Road. Bhalwal is situated near the Lahore-Islamabad motorway near Salam interchange. 

There are many small villages located in Bhalwal like Noorpur, Alipur, Phularwan etc.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012



Karachi is the largest and most populous city of Pakistan. Karachi is a metropolitan city and capital of Sindh province. It is the first capital of Pakistan also. Founder of Pakistan, Quai-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah belongs to this city.
People of this city called Karachiite.

Karachi is also called The City of Bright Lights and Mini Pakistan. Karachi got name of Mini Pakistan because people of almost all regions and parts of Pakistan are living in this city due to their businesses or employment. 

Postal and Telephone Dialing Code

NWD Dialing Code is 021 and postal code is 74200.
Mazar-e-Quaid Karachi

History of Karachi

Sindhi, Balochi and Makrani tribes founded this city and it was named as "Kolachi" after the name of a fisher woman Mai Kolachi. Initially it was a village of fishers. In 1720s this village was trading across the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf region. Soon after this sailors and fishermen of this village a fort for the protection of the population. This fort had 2 gates; Kharadar and Methdar.
In 1839 East India Company captured the fort. In 1840 Karachi became capital of Sindh. After independence of Pakistan in 1947, Karachi became capital of Pakistan.  

Geography of Karachi

Karachi covers an area of 3527 sq. km and have about 15 million population.
Karachi is located in the south of Pakistan, on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Most of the land consisted largely of flat or rolling plains, with hills on the western and Manora Island and the Oyster Rocks. 
Its geographic coordinates are 24°51′ N 67°02′ E. 

Economy of Karachi

Karachi is the industrial and financial hub of Pakistan. Karachi is the largest economy of Pakistan. Karachi collects a about 53% of the total collections of the Federal Board of Revenue.
There are many big industrial units of Steel, Textile, Automobiles and Pharmaceutical in Karachi. While Cottage Industry of Karachi is also a big and strong industry in Pakistan.
There are many large industrial zones in Karachi such as Karachi Export Processing Zone, SITE, Korangi, Northern Bypass Industrial Zone, Bin Qasim and North Karachi Industrial Estates.

Government Administration in Karachi

In 1853 Municipal Committee was formed and in 1933 Municipal Corporation was formed. In 1996 metropolitan was divided in 5 districts each with a municipal corporation. In 2001 city district government of Karachi was created and all 5 districts were merged in it. Again in 2011, City District Government of Karachi has been de-merged and Karachi Division was formed which has following five districts:
  1. Karachi East
  2. Karachi West
  3. Karachi Central
  4. Karachi South
  5. District Malir. 
City Nazim is the administrative of Karachi City.
There are also six military cantonments in Karachi which are administered by the Pak Army.

Towns in Karachi

The City-District of Karachi is divided into eighteen towns and 178 localities. These 18 CDGK Towns are Baldia Town, Bin Qasim Town, Gadap Town, Gulberg Town, Gulshan Town, Jamshed Town, Keamari Town, Korangi Town, Landhi Town, Liaqatabad Town, Lyari Town, Malir Town, New Karachi Town, North Nazimabad Town, Orangi Town, Saddar Town, Shah Faisal Town, SITE Town.

Universities and Colleges in Karachi

Karachi has one of the highest literacy rates in Pakistan. There are many universities, colleges and schools in Karachi. Following is a list of universities and famous colleges of Karachi:
  • University of Karachi
  • NED University of Engineering and Technology
  • National University of Computer and Engineering Sciences
  • Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology
  • Dawood College of Engineering and Technology
  • Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (KIET)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP)
  • KANUPP Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering (KINPOE)
  • Institute of Business Administration (IBA)
  • Institute of Business Management (IoBM)
  • Aga Khan University
  • Bahria University
  • Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutoo Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)
  • Jinnah University for Women
  • Dow University of Health Sciences
  • Hamdard University
  • Iqra  University
  • Institute of Business and Technology (BizTek)
Following three are the major Islamic Institutes in Karachi:
  • Jamia Uloom ul Islamia
  • Jamia Binoria
  • Dar ul Uloom 


Karachi is well connected with other cities of Pakistan through all means of transportation; Road, Rail and Air. There is also a seaport airport for international transportation of people and freight.
Huge traffic is one of the biggest problems of this city. New roads, bridges and flyovers are developed and more are being developed to solve the traffic problem in the city of Karachi.
City Railway Station and Cantt. Railway Station are two busiest railway stations of Karachi which provide transportation services to huge number of people daily.
Jinnah International Airport is Pakistan's Biggest Airport and it is located in Karachi which is used for domestic and international flights.
A very large port, Karachi Port is located in Karachi while Port Qasim is also located near Karachi.


Many News, Entertainment, Business and Islamic TV Channels and FM Radio Stations are based in Karachi.
Many daily newspapers, weekly and monthly periodicals also published here in Karachi.
There are also many TV and Film Production Houses in Karachi. 

Sunday, October 16, 2011


Map of Gilgit-Baltistan Autonomous Region of P...Image via Wikipedia


Gilgit is district and capital city of Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. Sargin is the ancient name of Gilgit. Gilgit is also known as Geelt, Gilt. It is a very important city on Silk Route, Road between Pakistan and China. British Government formed Gilgit Agency in 1877. In the past, Gilgit was known as Northern Areas of Pakistan.
In August 2009, the Gilgit-Baltistan Empowerment and Self-Governance Order 2009, was passed by the Government of Pakistan. It granted self-rule to the people of the former Northern Areas (now Gilgit-Baltistan). An elected legislative assembly is also formed in Gilgit Baltistan.
Shina is the language of the majority of the people however Urdu and English are also spoken in urban areas.

Tourism Spots in Gilgit:
Tourists from around the world came in Gilgit and then go to Himalya and Karakoram mountain ranges. Jeeps are the best vehicles to travel in Gilgit.
There are many valleys near Gilgit having attractions for tourists. Some of the main tourism attractions are; Hunza Valley, Naltar Valley, Ferry Meadows, Deosai National Park, Rama Lake.
Road transport and flights to Gilgit are also available.

Hotels and Restaurants in Gilgit:
There are many hotels and restaurants for local and foreign tourists.

Natural Resources of Gilgit:
Many precious stones, metals and minerals (Ruby, Topaz, Gold, Zircon, Lead, Moonstone, Himalayan Quartz, Emerald, Marble, Granite, Antimony, Graphite, Coal, Copper and China Clay etc) found in Gilgit.

Karakoram International University:
Karakoram International University is the biggest educational institution of Gilgit.

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Saturday, April 9, 2011


Noor Mahal, the official residence of the Nawa...Image via Wikipedia

District Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur is famous for its Mahals (Palaces) and Forts. Bahawalpur is one of the largest districts of Punjab. Most part of the district is covered by Cholistan Desert/Rohi. Bahawalpur is divided in following 5 tehsils:
  1. Bahawalpur
  2. Ahmedpur Sharqia (East)
  3. Yazman/ Yazman Mandi
  4. Hasilpur
  5. Khairpur Tamewali

Approximate population of Bahawalpur is about 4 million.
Area of Bahawalpur is 24,830 km²

History of Bahawalpur:
Bahawalpur City was founded by Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan-I in 1748 as Baghdad-ul-Jadidin City and was declared as Bahawalpur State in 1802 by Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan-II. It was an independent state during British Era. Sir Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi-V decided to join his state with Pakistan on 7 October, 1947 and it was entirely merged in Pakistan after 7 years on 14 October, 1954. Abbaside Royal Family of Baghdad ruled over the state for about 200 years (1748-1954).

Tourism Spots in Bahawalpur:
Bahawalpur has very attraction for tourists and visitors from across the globe mainly from Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Some of the main attractions of Bahawalpur are:

  • Noor Mahal
  • Darbar Mahal
  • Sadiq Ghar
  • Bahawalpur Museum
  • Derawar Fort
  • Lal Suhanra National Park
  • Zoological Garden
  • Bahawalpur Zoo
  • Uch Sharif Tomb

How to Reach Bahawalpur:
If you want to visit Bahawalpur, you can reach there by road, by train or by air.

Bahawalpur has pride of having many well known educational institutes like:
  • Islamia University of Bahawalpur
  • Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
  • Sadiq Public School, Bahwalpur
  • Government College of Technology, Bahawalpur

Products of Bahawalpur:
High Quality Cotton, Wheat and Grams are the major agricultural products of the district. Bahawalpur is also famous for its handicrafts.
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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Kasur District

District Kasur:
Kasur is a district of Punjab. Sometimes it is also written as Qasur or Kasoor. Earlier Kasur was a tehsil of Lahore district and it got the status of district in 1976. Kasur is one of the oldest cities of Pakistan. Three famous rivers of Punjab (Ravi, Sutlej and Beas) flow in district Kasur. Lahore, Okara and Sheikhupura districts are neighborhood districts of Kasur District. It is located on the Pakistan-India Border.
Approximate population of District Kasur is over 3 million.
Area of District Kasur is 3995 km².
District Kasur consisted upon 4 tehsils:
Tehsil Kasur
Tehsil Chunian
Tehsil Pattoki
Tehsil Kot Radha Kishen

Tourism Spots in Kasur:
Kasur Museum
Kasur City Park
Shrine of Baba Bulleh Shah
Changa Manga Forest (Largest Artificial Jungle of Pakistan)
Balloki Head Works

Famous Gifts of Kasur:
Kasuri Methi (a Spice)
Kasuri Falooda

Major Tribes/Castes in Kasur :
Bhatti, Mayo, Jatt, Gujjar, Pathan, Ansari, Malik, Arain, Rajput, Dogar, and Sheikh are major tribes who are living here from generations.

Sufi Poets of Kasur:
Sufi poet Hadhrat Abdullah Shah (also known as Baba Bulleh Shah or Baba Bullhay Shah)
Sufi Baba Kamal Chishti
Sufi Baba Imam Shah Bukhari
Fairs and Urs on all these shrines are celebrated every year.

Musicians and Singers of Kasur:
Noor Jehan (Malka-e-Tarannum)
Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
Ustad Amanat Ali Khan

Politicians of Kasur:
Khursheed Ahmed Kasuri
Ahmad Raza Khan Kasuri

Baba Bulleh Shah of Kasur
Baba Bulleh Shah is a very famous Sufi Poet and Saint. He is not only respected by Muslims but also by Sikhs and Hindus. His real name is Abdullah Shah and he born in 1680 in Uch Sharif Bahawalpur. Then he migrated to Kasur with his parents where he lived most of his life.
Shah Inayat Qadri was his spiritual teacher and leader.

Noor Jehan of Kasur:
Malka e Tarannum Noor Jehan was born in Kasur in 1926. Her real name was Allah Wasai. She died in year 2000. Noor Jahan is a legendary actress and singer in whole sub-continent (Pakistan and India).

Newspapers and Radio Stations in Kasur:
Flare FM99 and FM 90 are two radio stations in Kasur.

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