Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Pakistan (PK) Punjab Province Rawalpindi Statistical Division


Rawalpindi Statistical Division

Image: The Salt Range, which marks the western end of the Indo-Gangetic plain west of the Jhelum River, is home to salt mines which have operated for over two thousand years. At the Khewra Salt Mine in Khewra, Pind Dadan Khan tehsil of Jhelum District, miners have built sculptures out of rock salt which are on display inside the mine.

Summary

The major city of Rawalpindi is listed under Islamabad/Rawalpindi in the Federal Capital Territory. The cities of Jhelum (120 000) and Chakwal (100 000) and the major town of Attock (80 000) are district capitals in the area. The major towns of Hasan Abdal (25 000), Fateh Jang (20 000) and Pindi Gheb (20 000) in Attock District, Talagang (25 000) in Chakwal District, Dina (35 000) and Khewra (25 000) in Jhelum District, and the city of Wah Cantonment (250 000) and major towns of Gujar Khan (50 000), Wah--Bhabra (25 000) in Rawalpindi District are also in the area.

Detailed Analysis

Rawalpindi Statistical Division contains the districts of Attock, Chakwal, Jhelum, and Rawalpindi. Its area is 22 254 km² and its population is 6 659 528.

Attock District (اٹک Aṭṭak) 6 857 km², population 1 274 935. five tehsils (Attock 1 350 km², population 500 770, Fateh Jang 1 249 km², population 214 256, Hasan Abdal 350 km², population 135 856, Jand 2 043 km², population 228 349, Pindi Gheb 1 865 km², population 195 704). Attock (52 139 plus 17 590 in Attock Cantonment) an area of 9.1 km² and an estimated population of 95 000. Sanjwal Cantonment (9 106) in Attock tehsil has an area of 2.7 km² and an estimated population of 9 000. Hasan Abdal (حسن ابدال Hasan Aabdaal, 37 976) has an area of 2.4 km² and an estimated population of 25 000. Fateh Jang (25 986) has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 20 000. Kamra--Weeru in Attock tehsil has an area of 1.9 km² and an estimated population of 17 000. Pindi Gheb (29 850) has an area of 1.8 km² and an estimated population of 20 000. Hazro (27 426) in Attock tehsil has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 10 000. Kamra (39 005) in Attock tehsil has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 8 000.

Chakwal District (Urdu: چکوال Chakwaal) 6 524 km², population 1 083 725. three tehsils (Chakwal 3 120 km², population 598 048, Choa Saidan Shah 472 km², population 105 256, Talagang 2 932 km², population 380 421). Chakwal (80 508) has an area of 8.7 km² and an estimated population of 100 000. Talagang (37 766) has an area of 2.3 km² and an estimated population of 25 000. Choa Saidan Shah (13 418) has an area of 1.2 km² and an estimated population of 12 000.

Jhelum District (جہلم Jhelum) 3 587 km², population 936 957. three tehsils (Jhelum 1 082 km², population 516 942, Pind Dadan Khan 1 267 km², population 263 615, Sohawa 1 258 km², population 156 400). Jhelum (129 442) has an area of 11.5 km² and an estimated population of 120 000. Dina (38 790) has an area of 3.0 km² and an estimated population of 35 000. Khewra (كھیوڑه Khewṛa, 27 826) in Pind Dadan Khan tehsil has an area of 2.2 km² and an estimated population of 25 000. Kala Gujan in Jhelum tehsil has an area of 1.6 km² and an estimated population of 13 000. Pind Dadan Khan (پنڈ دادن خان Pinḍ Daadan Xaan, 18 766) has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 14 000. Adrana in Sohawa tehsil has an area of 1.3 km² and an estimated population of 13 000. Mangla Cantonment (13 848) in Jhelum District has an area of 1.2 km² and an estimated population of 10 000.

Rawalpindi District (Urdu: راولپنڈی Raawalpinḍi) 5 285 km², population 3 363 911. six tehsils (Gujar Khan 1 457 km², population 494 010, Kahuta 1 096 km², population 313 200, Kotli Sattian 304 km², population 81 523, Murree 434 km², population 176 426, Rawalpindi 1 682 km², population 1 927 612, Taxila 312 km², population 371 140). Wah Cantonment (198 891, suburb Taxila has 48 904 plus 22 978 in Taxila Cantonment) has an area of 22 km² and an estimated population of 250 000. Gujar Khan (گوجرخان Goojar Xaan, 57 099) has an area of 4.4 km² and an estimated population of 50 000. Wah Cantonment--Bhabra has an area of 3.8 km² and an estimated population of 25 000. Taxila--University of Engineering and Technology has an area of 2.3 km² and an estimated population of 13 000. Kahuta (کہوٹہ Kahuṭa, 19 207) has an area of 2.1 km² and an estimated population of 22 000. Kahuta--A.Q. Khan Research Laboratory has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 3 000. Murree (13 975) has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 11 000.

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