Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
Mirpur (Urdu: مِيرپُور) is a city in Pakistan administered Azad Kashmir, and the headquarter of Mirpur District and formerly the Mirpur Division. Officially, it is named New Mirpur City. Although it is now part of Azad Kashmir, up until the 1846 Treaty of Amritsar Mirpur was part of the Punjab region. The population are Pahari and the language they speak is Pothwari. Mirpur is located at the South West of Azad Kashmir at an elevation of 459 metres (1509 ft), not far from Islamgarh. It is 323 kilometres (200 miles) from Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir and 295 kilometres (183 miles) from Muzaffarabad. The city is 100% Muslim with all residents professing Islam.
Navī Mīrpur Śeher (New Mirpur City)
|Dependent Territory||Azad Kashmir|
|• MLA||Rahman Hussein|
|• Deputy Commissioner||Raja Qaiser|
|• Assistant Commissioner||Muhammed Samir|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|