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Ahmedpur East District Bahawalpur (Southern Punjab, Pakistan)

The city of Ahmedpur East is situated in District Bahawalpur (Southern Punjab, Pakistan). This city was founded by a landlord Ahmed Khan Perjani in 1748. On that times the city was on ashore of river Ghara. In 1758, during a flood in river, Ahmedpur East was ruined. After the flood, the city was cultivated again by its citizens. Railway station of Ahmedpur East was built in 1875, which is commonly called as Dera Nawab Sahib railway station. Another honour of Ahmedpur East is that, the second ever ladies hospital in whole Bahwalpur state after the city of Bahawalpur itself, was built in here. The basic stone for it was laid by the lady of ways Roy Hind on 2nd of Dec 1945

It is an important marketing center for the surrounding areas and is located on the crossroads between Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta and Karachi. There are daily train and bus services from Multan, Lahore, Sukkur, Karachi, Dera Ghazi Khan, etc. to Ahmedpur East. Motor Rickshaws are widely spread in the city for internal transport. Cars are also available on rent. Saraiki is the local language of the area. Urdu, Punjabi and English are also spoken and understood by most of the people. It’s altitude from sea level is 400 feet. Temperature varies from extreme hot in summer to extreme cold in winters. In winter it remains between 8°C to 24°C while in summer it remains between 32°C to 45°C. Average rainfall here is approx. 6.89 inches annually.

Altitude: 348 ft. Area: 3,59,006 Sq Acar

Population: 1034689 – census of Health Department Phenq review

Climate: Winter (Oct – March) Max. 75°F. Min. 45° F. Summer (April – Sept) Max. 110° F. Min. 90° F

Rainfall: 4.79″ Annually

Rail Connection

Ahmedpur is connected by rail with all parts of the country.

Internal Transport

Horse drawn vehicles (tonga), motor cycle rickshaws and auto rickshaws ply in the city. cars are also available for hire within and outside the city. Buses And Wagons available in the city.

Bus connection

Ahmed pur is connected by daily bus servis with Bahawalpur, Multan, Lahore, Sukkur, karachi, Islamabad, Muree, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Sadiqabad, Yazman, Punjnad, Alipur, Dera ghazi khan, Rahimyar khan, Uch sharif, panjnad, etc.

Shoping centre

The main shoping centre are shahzadi market, Pashah market, kangan road, Tehsil Bazaar, and katchery road.

What To Eat

Western and pakistani dishes are available in western style hotels. Lassi, Sharbat and Faluda are local cold drinks. Ahmed puri Halwa (Sweet preparation) is also famous. Amongst fruits, mangoes, water-melons, maltas, oranges, pomegranates, dates and guavas are grown in the ahmed pur and are available during the season besides other fruits.

Local Handicrafts

Ahmed puri ‘Khussa’ (Shoes), embroidery work of all types, brocades, plain delicate and painted earthen pottery for which Ahmedpur is famous and ‘moorahs’ (settees) and other things made of reed.

DRING STADIUM

Ahmed pur has one of the finest staduims in the country having fine cricket grounds, two football grounds, one handball ground, one basketball court and six lawn tennis courts and a covered swimming pool. there is also a hockey stadium which is considered to be the third best in the country after Bahawalpur stadium. it can accommadate 8,000 people at a time.

Wild Life

Hog deer, ravine deer, black buck and Nilgai are common, Fox, Jackals, hares, porcupine, mongoose, lark, owls and hawks are also found. Wild boars are is large number in the forest areas.

People and Customs

The people of the area are very simple and loving . have great faith in religion , Pirs , Saints and Shrines . They love music and singing . Big towns have Schools and Colleges .

Natural Resources, Plants, and Animals

The resources of Pakistan are primarily agricultural. The country’s mineral resources include salt, chromite, coal, gypsum, limestone, manganese, sulfur, clay, graphite, copper, petroleum, and natural gas.Vegetation in Pakistan varies according to elevation. Alpine flora grows on the higher slopes. Forests of spruce, evergreen oak, chir or cheer pine, and a cedar known as the deodar are found at lower elevations.Animal life abounds in Pakistan, including deer, boar, bear, crocodile, and waterfowl. In the freshwater and saltwater areas, fish of many varieties are found. Marine life includes herring, mackerel, sharks, and shellfish.

NO OF HEALTH PROVIDING CENTERS GOVT SECTOR

1 T.H.Q Hospital

3 Rural Health Centres (Mubarikpur, Uch Sharif & Chani Goth)

23 Basic Health Centers All over Tehsil

16 Rural Dispenciries (Dist Governmet)

NosUnion Council NameUnion Council NoPopulation Estimated 2006
1AhmedpurEast City 159/132409
2AhmedpurEast City 260/232030
3AhmedpurEast City 361/330572
4AhmedpurEast City 462/422921
5Uch Sharif6325045
6Mehrab Wala6422288
7Tibbi Izat6526849
8Khuda Baksh Mahar6624601
9Sukhail6729972
10Kotla Musa Khan6828804
11Mud Pir Wah6926492
12Kulab7030384
13Bakhtiari7131824
14Chenab Rasoolpur7230151
15Uch Bukhari7323808
16Nonari7429529
17Uch Gillani7528206
18Khurampur7630303
19Khairpur Daha7724984
20Mubarakpur7834924
21Mandhal7932160
22Bhawalpur Ghalwan8023334
23Hatheji8130979
24Janowala8220242
25Chanigoth8325054
26Rajar Hoo8423820
27Kot Khalifa8525196
28Mahand8626629
29Banwala8727200
30Dhorkot8829189
31Ali Kharik8928323
32Other Rural 8225
 Urban142977
Rural723469