Gujranwala Division
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
CapitalGujranwala
Area
 • Total17,206 km2 (6,643 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total16,123,984
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)

Gujranwala Division is an administrative division of Punjab province, Pakistan. The division, headquartered at the city of Gujranwala, covers an area of 17,206 km2. According to the 1981 census, the population was 7,522,352, and rose by almost 4 million to 11,431,058 according to the 1998 census.[2]

Districts

It consists of the following districts:[3]

District Area (km²) Population (2017)[1]
Gujranwala 3,622 5,014,196
Sialkot 3,016 3,893,672
Mandi Bahauddin 2,673 1,593,292
Gujrat 3,192 2,756,110
Narowal 2,337 1,709,757
Hafizabad 2,367 1,156,957
Total 17,206 16,123,984

Demographics

According to 2017 census, Gujranwala division had a population of 16,123,984, which includes 7,985,444 males and 8,133,618 females. Gujranwala division constitutes 3,665 Hindus, 15,693,647 Muslims, 389,011 Christians,32,844 Ahmadi followed by 674 scheduled castes and 1,020 others.

Religions in Gujranwala Division (2017)

  Hinduism (0.02%)
  Islam (97.33%)
  Christianity (2.41%)
  Ahmadi (0.20%)
  Scheduled Caste (0.004%)
  Other (0.006%)

References

  1. ^ a b "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-12-17.
  2. ^ Divisions of Pakistan - Statoids
  3. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan Archived 2006-09-30 at the Wayback Machine
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names

External links[edit]

  1. Photographer In Gujranwala

Coordinates: 32°27′N 74°08′E / 32.450°N 74.133°E / 32.450; 74.133