Faisalabad

city in Punjab, Pakistan

Faisalabad, formerly known as Lyallpur, is the third largest metropolis in Pakistan. It is in the Punjab province and is the capital of Faisalabad District. The city is an important centre of trade and industry.

Faisalabad
فیصل آباد
City District
Faisalabad
Faisalabad
Faisalabad is located in Pakistan
Faisalabad
Faisalabad
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°21′52″N 72°59′40″E / 31.36444°N 72.99444°E / 31.36444; 72.99444Coordinates: 31°21′52″N 72°59′40″E / 31.36444°N 72.99444°E / 31.36444; 72.99444
CountryPakistan
RegionPunjab
DistrictFaisalabad District
Autonomous towns8
Union councils289
Government
 • Typecity District
 • NazimAwais Asghar
Area
 • City District1,280 km2 (490 sq mi)
 • Metro
5,856 km2 (2,261 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • City District4,177,246
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (PDT)
Area code(s)041
Websitewww.faisalabad.gov.pk
Sunni Rizvi Masjid, Faisalabad

ReferencesEdit

  1. World Gazetteer estimate (01-06-2011)

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