Mianwali Division
میانوالی ڈویژن
Location of Mianwali Division in Punjab
Location of Mianwali Division in Punjab
Coordinates: 32°10′N 72°30′E / 32.167°N 72.500°E / 32.167; 72.500
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
CapitalMianwali
EstablishedJanuary 14, 2023
Districts3
Government
 • TypeDivisional Administration
 • CommissionerN/A
 • Regional Police OfficerN/A
Area
 • Total26,360 km2 (10,180 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total8,181,499
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
 Combined population of all Districts of Sargodha
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Postal code
42200 (Mianwalli), 30000 (Bhakkar), 30100(Talagang)
Dialling code0459 (Mianwalli), 0453 (Bhakkar), 04(Talagang)

Mianwali Division is an administrative division of Punjab province, Pakistan. Mianwali city is the capital of the division. According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, the total population of the division was 8.18 million.[2] Punjabi is mostly spoken in the districts of this division .There is a Thal Desert in this division which extends to the district Mianwali, Bhakkar , Layyah, Muzaffargarh. Before 1981, Bhakkar was a tehsil of Mianwali, which was later given district status and Kalurkot Tehsil was also given to Bhakkar.

On January 14, 2023, CM Pervaiz Elahi announced that Mianwali District upgraded to Divisional status..[3][4]

Administration

  1. Bhakkar District
  2. Mianwali District
  3. Talagang District

References

  1. ^ "District Wise Census Results 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  2. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  3. ^ Reporter, News (14 January 2023). "ECP bars Punjab gov from notifying Mianwali as division". Duniya News. p. 1. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
  4. ^ Malik, Mansoor (January 15, 2023). "Punjab cabinet approves upgrade of Mianwali as division". Dawn News. p. 1. Retrieved January 15, 2023.