Jaranwala (Punjabi and Urdu: جڑانوالہ)is a city in the
Faisalabad District of Punjab, Pakistan.
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It is located at 31°20'0N 73°26'0E with an altitude of 184 meters
(606 feet). It is 35 km south east from
110 km from Lahore. The city serves as the headquarters of
Jaranwala Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of the district.
Jaranwala originates its name from a Bohar (Oak) tree known as
Jaranwala is combination of two Punjabi words; Jaran
and Wala, where Jaran means roots and Wala means place. Bohar tree has
huge long roots spread underground and sometime over the surface.
Once, this tree was positioned at the bank of a pond near Chak No. 240
GB, in the premises of Jaranwala. Later, the Chak became familiar and
these days known as Jaranwala.
Bhagat Singh who was influential in the Indian independence movement
born in Chak 105 GB now part of Jaranwala, Faisalabad.There is a
beautiful gate in front of Rail Bazar in Jaranwala.
According to the Population Census Report of 2017, the Tehsil
Jaranwala is the second largest tehsil in
Faisalabad District, with an
area of 1,811 Square Kilometers. The Population Census Report of 2017
shows that the total population of
Jaranwala is 1,492,276, of
whom 226,256 lived in urban areas and 1,266,020 were homed in rural
Jaranwala consist of 57 Union Councils and 256
villages, reported in Population Census Report 1998.
Jaranwala has fertile land. It produces crops like rice, wheat,
sugarcane, vegetables and fruits.
Jaranwala gain market is one of the
busiest markets in Punjab. It is also the biggest consumer of
fertilizers by volume in Pakistan.
Jaranwala has one sugar mill known
as "Husein Sugar mills".
Jaranwala railway station
CHAK 382 GB SARWARWALI
Chak 236 GB Kilanwala
Gate of the
Lahore Morr Jaranwala)
Char Bati Chowk
^ a b Towns & Unions in the City District of
Government of the
Pakistan Archived 2012-03-26 at the Wayback Machine.
^ "Population Census Report of 1998" (PDF). pbs.gov.pk.
^ "Home :: Husein Sugar Mills Limited". www.huseinsugarmills.com.
Neighbourhoods of Faisalabad
Faisalabad Division and
Towns & councils
Chak 38 JB
Chak No. 106 J.B Khichian
Chak No 570 GB
Chak No. 56 GB
Jallandhar Sufaid Poshan
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