Shahpur Tehsil is a subdivision (tehsil) of Sargodha District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Its capital is Shahpur and administratively subdivided into 16 Union Councils.[1] Population is 353,325 (2017) being mainly Muslim and Punjabi speaking. Sheerazi Syed are dominant clan and one of its member is prominent social reformer Nadia Shah.

Shahpur Tehsil
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Sargodha District
Area 787 km2
Population 353,325
Time Zone UTC+5 (PST)

History

In 1914 the district headquarters were moved from Shahpur to Sargodha, although the district continued to be known as Shahpur. In 1960 the Sargodha District was created and Shahpur District became Shahpur Tehsil.

Geography

Shahpur Tehsil is second largest tehsil of sargodha district with an area of 787 km square.

Topography

Shahpur Tehsil mainly comprises fertile plains and river Jhelum flows on western and north western side.

Transportation

Several roads run through Shahpur tehsil like Sargodha-Mianwali road, Bhera-Jhawarian road and Shapur-Bhalwal road. Moreover, Shahpur Tehsil is also linked with railway as it contains a Railway station at Shahpur Saddar.

Union Councils

Name of Union Councils [2]

  1. Ghangwal
  2. Khawaja abad
  3. Kalra
  4. Manke wala
  5. Jhawarian (Jhawarian)
  6. Kot Bhai Khan
  7. Kot Pehlwan
  8. Bakhar Bar
  9. Shahpur Sadar (Urban)
  10. Aqil Shah
  11. Shahpur City (Urban)
  12. Kandan
  13. Mangowal
  14. Jahan Abad
  15. Sabowal
  16. Jalal Pur Jadeed
  17. Gondal
  18. Chakrala

References