Northern Punjab

Northern Punjab or The Panjistan region or sometimes Pothohar Plateau, in this guide refers to northern part of the province of Western Punjab.
Photo: Khalid Mahmood, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is 's second largest city after , and the capital of the north-eastern Punjab province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

has been the capital of since 1960 when the capital city was moved from . Photo: Executioner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of 2.1 million people in . Photo: Khalid Mahmood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, formerly known as Lyallpur, is the third largest city in and second largest city in Province , . Photo: Minhajian, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a major industrial city in , . Photo: Tipoo Fawwad, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The ancient settlement of in the western outskirts of the twin cities of and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; it is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of South Asia, and for good reason. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

is a city of 656,000 people in the northeast of the province of . Photo: YaminJanjua, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in , . is ranked as top orange exporting city in Pakistan. Photo: Adeelgeo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in , . It is located on the east side of the river Chenab and has well over 390.000 inhabitants. Photo: Luckyaim, Public domain.

is a city in the of .

is a city to south of , in the Pakistani province of . Photo: Khalid Mahmood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district and city of Northern , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a city in , . Known as Campbellpur in the British era, witnessed a rapid growth in the 20th century.

is a city in the region of .

is a big city in , . Situated along the river Chenab, is one of the most ancient cities of Pakistan and historically a prominent town on the trade route between the and . Photo: Marsmux, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a border town straddling the line between and , 29 km from the town of on the Pakistani side and 27 km from on the Indian side. Photo: Mahak library, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and capital of in the province of . Photo: Jeev, Public domain.

is a city in central , .

is the capital city of , . Photo: Khalid Mahmood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, once a charming colonial town nestled in the Himalayan foothills, is now a popular hill station and bustling summer resort in the Galyat region of northern . Photo: Saadia Malik, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a city and capital of in the Pakistani province of Punjab, covering very famous cities like , Gojra, Pir Mahal, & Kamalia. Photo: Shameel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and capital of located in , .

, is a city in the Punjab province of . Photo: Farazilu, CC BY 3.0.

, is a city as well as a district in the province of Pakistan.

, officially known as Chenab Nagar, is a city in , , on the bank of . Photo: Salimsahillangah, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Rawalpindi District of , in .

is in Northern Punjab, situated in a triangle formed in between the adjacent cities Wazirabad on the left, Sialkot in the right and daska as the third opposite city.

is a city and headquarters of Tehsil located in of province, .It is the 55th largest city of Pakistan by population according to the 2017 census.

The world's second largest salt mine, the , is a major tourist attraction, drawing thousands of visitors every year. Photo: Shikari7, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Northern Punjab

Latitude of center
31.8729° or 31° 52' 22.4" north
Longitude of center
72.8449° or 72° 50' 41.5" east

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 北旁遮普
  • Chinese: 博德瓦尔高原
  • Chinese: 博德瓦爾高原
  • Chinese: 波托哈高原
  • Chinese: 波托瓦爾高原
  • Chinese: 波特瓦尔高原
  • Chinese: 波特瓦爾高原
  • Dutch: Pothohar Plateau
  • English: Pothohar Plateau
  • French: Plateau Pothohar
  • German: Pothohar
  • German: Potwar
  • Hebrew: רמת פוטוהר
  • Hindi: पोठोहार
  • Italian: altopiano di Potwar
  • Japanese: パトワール高原
  • Panjabi: ਪੋਠੋਹਾਰ
  • Persian: فلات پوتوهار
  • Urdu: سطح مرتفع پوٹھوہار
  • Urdu: پوٹھوہار
  • Western Panjabi: پنجاب پٹھار
  • Western Panjabi: پوٹھوار
  • Western Panjabi: پوٹھوہار
  • Altopiano di Potwar

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