Friday, November 5, 2010

Lahore District

Lahore District (ضلع لاہور) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan, that contains the city of Lahore - the district and provincial capital. The total area is 1,772 sq km. According to the 1998 census of population the population was 6,318,745 of which 81.17% were urban. It is the most advanced district in Punjab.

Until the local government reforms of 2000 Lahore was part of the now defunct Lahore Division.with the revival of commissioner system division lahore is restored
Under the latest revision of Pakistan's administrative structure, promulgated in 2001, Lahore was tagged as a City District, and divided into nine towns. Each town in turn consists of a group of union councils (U.C.'s).

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