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List Of Cities, Towns And Villages In Pakistan

This is a list showing the most populous cities in Pakistan as of the 2017 Census of Pakistan. City populations found in this list only refer to the population found within the city's defined limits and any adjacent cantonment, if exists (except for Gujranwala and Okara). The census totals below come from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.[1] for the four provinces of Pakistan and the Islamabad Capital Territory, and from the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Planning & Development Department (or the PND AJK) for cities inside Azad Kashmir.[2] As per the 2017 Census of Pakistan, there are two megacities, ten million-plus cities, and 99 cities having a population of 100,000 or more. Out of these 99 cities, 58 are located in country's most populous province Punjab, 22 in Sindh, 11 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, five in Balochistan, two in Azad Kashmir, and one in Islamabad Capital Territory
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City

A city is a large human settlement.[2][3][a] It can be defined as a permanent and densely settled place with administratively defined boundaries whose members work primarily on non-agricultural tasks.[4] Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organisations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process, such as improving efficiency of goods and service distribution
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Gujrat City

Gujrat (Punjabi, Urdu: گُجرات‎) is a city in the Punjab Province of Pakistan.[3] It is the capital of Gujrat District and it is the 20th largest city of Pakistan by population.[4][2] Along with the nearby cities of Sialkot and Gujranwala, Gujrat forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies.[5][6]

The area around Gujrat was settled during the reign of the Suri ruler Sher Shah prior the Mughals.[7] The area was named Khwaspur,[7] in honour of Suri's Governor of Rohtas, Khwas Khan
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Balochistan, Pakistan

Balochistan (/bəˌlɪˈstɑːn/; Urdu: بلوچِستان‎) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan. It is the largest province in terms of land area, forming the southwestern region of the country, but is the least populated. Its provincial capital and largest city is Quetta. Balochistan shares borders with Punjab and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the northeast, Sindh to the east and southeast, the Arabian Sea to the south, Iran to the west and Afghanistan to the north and northwest. The main ethnic groups in the province are the Baloch people and the Pashtuns, who constitute 52% and 36% of the population respectively (according to the preliminary 2011 census).[5] The remaining 12% comprises smaller communities of Brahuis, Hazaras along with other settlers such as Sindhis, Punjabis, Uzbeks and Turkmens. The name "Balochistan" means "the land of the Baloch"
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Sargodha

The cuisine of Sargodha is similar to that of other regions of South Asia, with some of it originating from the royal kitchens of 16th-century Mughal emperors.[72] Most of those dishes have their roots in British, Indian, Central Asian and [72] Most of those dishes have their roots in British, Indian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine.[73] Pakistani cooking uses large quantities of spices, herbs, and seasoning. Garlic, ginger, turmeric, red chili, and garam masala are used in most dishes, and home cooking regularly includes curry. Roti, a thin flatbread made from wheat, is a staple food, usually served with curry, meat, vegetables, and lentils
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Sahiwal
Sahiwal – Montgomery – (Punjabi and Urdu: ساہِيوال‎) is a division in Punjab, Pakistan. It is the administrative center of Sahiwal (Montgomery) District and Sahiwal (Montgomery) Division. It is the 21st largest city of Pakistan by population.[2] Sahiwal is approximately 180 km from the major city Lahore and 100 km from Faisalabad and lies between Lahore and Multan. A small village on the Karachi-Lahore railway line during 1865 was named Montgomery after Sir Robert Montgomery. Later, it was made the capital of the Montgomery District and its name was reinstated as Sahiwal in 1966 and the district council bilaterally approved the usage of both names, 'Montgomery' and 'Sahiwal', for performing the official and unofficial administrative tasks
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