General Information District Nankana Sahib

DISTRICT NANKANA SAHIB
District Nankana Sahib was established on 01-07-2005. Previously it was a sub-division of Sheikhupura District. District Nankana Sahib comprised of the following 4 Tehsils till 01-12-2008
1. Nankana Sahib
2. Shah Kot
3. Sangla Hill
4. Safdarabad

Note: Tehsil Safdarabad has been made part of District Sheikhupura w.e.f 01-12-2008.
Historical Significance
Nankana Sahib is a sacred place for the Sikh community as it is the birthplace of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh religion. Guru Nanak (the founder of Sikhism was born on 15th April, 1469 at Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi now called Nankana Sahib. Guru Nanak died on 22nd September, 1539. For more than 500 years the city of Nankana Sahib has been pilgrim spot for thousands of Sikhs who visit each year.

Land Statistics
Name of Tehsil
Area (Acre)
No. of Villages
Nankana Sahib
410396
342
Shah Kot
102440
44
Sangla Hill
114206
52
Safdarabad
71674
40
Total
698716
478


Union Councils
Name of Tehsil
No. of UCs
Nankana Sahib
37
Shah Kot
09
Sangla Hill
11
Safdarabad
11
Total
68

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