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Faisalabad

فیصل آباد
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)
Websitewww.faisalabad.gov.pk

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.

References

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


Sunni Rizvi Masjid, Faisalabad