Sheikhupura District

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ضِلع شیخُوپُورہ
Sheikhupura District
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
HeadquartersSheikhupura
Government
 • District Coordination OfficerArqam Tariq
Area
 • Total5,960 km2 (2,300 sq mi)
Population
(2017)[1]
 • Total3,460,426
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
TehsilsSheikhupura
Ferozewala
Muridke
Sharaqpur
Safdarabad

Sheikhupura (Urdu: ضِلع شيخُوپُورہ‎) (Punjabi: ضِلع شيخُوپُور), is a district of Punjab province, Pakistan. Sheikhupura is the headquarters of Sheikhupura district. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 3,321,029 of which 25.45% were urban.[2] In 2005 one of its subdivisions was split off to form the new Nankana Sahib District.[3]

The predominant language of the district is Punjabi, which according to the 1998 census results for the tehsils of Sheikhupura, Ferozewala and Safdarabad, is the first language[4] of 98% of the population, while Urdu is the first language of 1.1%.[5]

Administration[edit]

The district comprises 5 tehsils:[3]

  1. Sheikhupura
  2. Ferozewala
  3. Muridke
  4. Sharaqpur
  5. Safdarabad (part of Nankana Sahib District between 2005 and 2008)

Committees[edit]

List of Municipal Committees in District Sheikhupura

  1. Sheikhupura Municipal Committee
  2. Farooq abad Municipal Committee
  3. Manan wala Municipal Committee
  4. Safdar abad Municipal Committee
  5. Khanqah dogran Municipal Committee
  6. Ferozwala Municipal Committee
  7. Kot Abdulmalik Municipal Committee
  8. Muridke Municipal Committee
  9. Narang Mandi Municipal Committee

Union Councils[edit]

List of Union Councils[6]

  1. UC Gharial Kalan
  2. UC Nangal Bhuchar
  3. UC Mehta Soja
  4. UC Hardu ladhe Ke
  5. UC Ghuchli virk
  6. UC Kerto
  7. UC Ahdian
  8. UC Ratta Gujjran
  9. UC Kala Khatti
  10. UC Lambary
  11. UC Hussain Pur (Nangal Sadhan)
  12. UC Maha
  13. UC Dharoor Muslamana
  14. UC Nangal Kaswala
  15. UC Sheikupura Bedad
  16. UC Noon
  17. UC Biyanwala Kalan
  18. UC Kathiyala wirkan
  19. UC Qila Sattar Shah
  20. UC Luban Wala
  21. UC Bharath
  22. UC Chak No. 44
  23. UC Chak NO. 39
  24. UC Shamkey
  25. UC Kot Pindi Das
  26. UC Wandiala Gial Shah -I
  27. UC Wandiala Dial Shah -II
  28. UC Wandiala Dial Shah -III
  29. UC Dhaka ( Nazim Pura)
  30. UC Faiz pur Khurd
  31. UC Moran Wala
  32. UC Rana Bhatti
  33. UC Momin Pura
  34. UC Khan Pur Nabi Pur
  35. UC dhamkey
  36. UC Mandianwala
  37. UC Sehjowal
  38. UC Chak No. 22
  39. UC Marh Bhangwan
  40. UC Qureshiyan Wala
  41. UC Kot Mehmood
  42. UC Faiz pur Kalan
  43. UC Mallian Kalan
  44. UC Mandiala Virkan
  45. UC Chechoke mallian
  46. UC Kot Ranjit
  47. UC Hardev
  48. UC Mirza Virkan
  49. UC Kurl ke minara
  50. UC Rakh Hiran Minara
  51. UC Ghazi Minara
  52. UC Ghang
  53. UC Jewan Pura
  54. UC 56 Kad Lathi
  55. UC 57 Murad e Kalan
  56. UC Mad wala Kalan
  57. UC Kurl Ke Andron
  58. UC bahrrian Wala
  59. UC Bahuman
  60. UC Bhekhi
  61. UC Khariyan Wala
  62. UC Tibbi Hambu
  63. UC Feroz wawattoan -I
  64. UC Feroz Wawattoan -II
  65. UC Botter
  66. UC Nokhar
  67. UC Jhamke
  68. UC Mureed Ke Rural
  69. UC Kaloke
  70. UC Peer Waris Shah
  71. UC Warn
  72. UC jhabbran
  73. UC Kakkar Gill
  74. UC Keelay
  75. UC Ajnian wala
  76. UC Gajiana nau
  77. UC Rechand
  78. UC Esher Ke
  79. UC Farooq abad Rural
  80. UC Kot sondha
  81. UC Jatre Kohna
  82. UC Makki
  83. UC Laggar
  84. UC Manan Wala Karpal Singh
  85. UC Mananwala jodh singh
  86. UC Manan wala sham singh
  87. UC Salar Bhattiyan
  88. UC Cheena
  89. UC Chak no. 4/Rehmanabad
  90. UC Bhlike
  91. UC Chak no. 15 / Deori
  92. UC Chak no. 170-RB
  93. UC Chak NO. 20 / Mandiala
  94. UC Chak NO. 78-RB / Nawan pind
  95. UC Chak No. 13 / Dhaban Kalan
  96. UC Chak No. 12-RB / Ratti Tibbi
  97. UC Abdullah Pur Kolar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  2. ^ Urban Resource Centre (1998 Census) Archived 2006-05-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b "Sheikhupura - Punjab Portal". Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Mother tongue": defined as the language of communication between parents and children.
  5. ^ 1998 District Census report of Sheikhupura. Census publication. 79. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. pp. 105–6.
  6. ^ "Nankana Sahib - Punjab Portal". Retrieved 13 December 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°43′12″N 73°58′48″E / 31.72000°N 73.98000°E / 31.72000; 73.98000