District Sheikhupura General Information

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DISTRICT

District Sheikhupura is bounded on the North by Gujranwalaand Hafizabad districts, on the North-East by Narowal district, on the West andSouth-West by Nankana Sahib district, on the East by Lahoredistrict. District Sheikhupura is spread over an area of 3,280 squarekilometres comprising of following four tehsils.
1. Sheikhupura (51 Union Councils)
2. Ferozewala (21 Union Councils)
3. Muridke (21 Union Councils)
4. Sharaqpur (08 Union Councils)
5. SafdarAbad (11 Union Councils)


DISTRICT AT A GLANCE




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Population (000 Numbers)

2,444
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Area (Square Kilometres)
3,241
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Population Density (per sq.Km.)
754
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Tehsils / Towns
Sheikhupura, Ferozewala, Sharaqpur Sharif and Muridke.
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Main Crops
Sugarcane, Wheat and Rice.
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Main Fruits
Guavas and Citrus.
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Main Vegetables
Potatoes, Carrot, Cauliflower, Tomato, Onion, Turnip, Peas and Ladyfinger.
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Forest Resources
(Area in Hectares)
3,736
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Mineral Resources
Nil
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Total Metalled Roads (Km)
1,577
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No. of Grid Stations
15
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No. of Telephone Exchanges
33
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Number of Industrial Units
(Large Medium and Some Small Selected Sectors)
759

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Type of Industrial Units
A.C/ Refrigerator/ Deep Freezers, Boiler, Carpets, Chemical, Cycle Tyre /Tubes, Dairy Products, Drugs & Pharmaceutical, Fertilizer, Flour Mills, Food Products, Fruit Juices, G.I./ M.S. Pipes, Glass & Glass Products, Iron & Steel Re-Rolling, Jute Textile, Knitted Textile, Leather Footwear, Leather Products, Matches, Motor Cycle / Rickshaw, Paper & Paper Board, Paper Cone, Polyester Yarn, Polythene Bags, Power Generation, Rice Mills, Soap & Detergents, Solvent Oil Extraction, Sulphuric Acid, Surgical Instruments, Tannery, Textile Processing, Textile Spinning, Textile Weaving, Tractors, Vegetable Ghee and Cooking Oil and Woollen Textile Spinning /Weaving


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