Chistian Tehsil

تحصیل چشتیاں‬
Location of Chishtian Tehsil in Punjab, Pakistan
Country Pakistan
RegionPunjab, Pakistan Punjab
DistrictBahawalnagar
Towns1
Union councils29
HeadquartersChishtian
Government
 • TypeTehsil Municipal Administration
 • AdministratorArshad Sidhu
Area
 • Tehsil1,500 km2 (600 sq mi)
Population
 • Tehsil691,221
 • Density460.814/km2 (1,193.50/sq mi)
 • Urban
149,939
 • Rural
541,282
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Area code(s)063

Chistian Tehsil (Urdu: تحصیل چشتیاں‎) is a tehsil located in Bahawalnagar District, Punjab, Pakistan. The city of Chishtian is the headquarters of the tehsil which is administratively subdivided into 29 Union Councils.[3]

Geography

Chishtian Tehsil has an area of 1,500 km2.[4]

Adjacent tehsils

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1951148,868—    
1961197,437+2.86%
1972254,448+2.33%
1981326,790+2.82%
1998498,270+2.51%
2017691,221+1.74%
Source: [5][4]

According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan there were 691,221 people living in Chishtian Tehsil and its population in 1998 was 498,270.[6]

Governance

In June 2016, Tehsil Municipal Administration Chishtian employees staged a sit-in due to two months of non-payment.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Sit-in as TMA staff unpaid for 2 months". The Nation. Lahore, Pakistan: Nawa-i-Waqt. 2016-06-30. Retrieved 2018-05-06.
  2. ^ "DISTRICT AND TEHSIL LEVEL POPULATION SUMMARY WITH REGION BREAKUP: PUNJAB" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2018-01-03. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-25. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  3. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Bahawalnagar - Government of Pakistan Archived 2012-02-09 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b "PLANNING REPORT BAHAWALNAGAR 2008" (PDF). Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company: Punjab Municipal Services Improvement Project (PMSIP). 2008. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  5. ^ "AREA & POPULATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS BY RURAL/URBAN: 1951-1998 CENSUSES" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  6. ^ "PROVINCE WISE PROVISIONAL RESULTS OF CENSUS - 2017" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-11-07. Retrieved 2018-05-02.