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Sargodha Division

Sargodha Division
سرگودھا
Division
Location of Sargodha Division
Coordinates: 32°10′N 72°30′E / 32.167°N 72.500°E / 32.167; 72.500
CountryPakistan
ProvincePunjab
CapitalSargodha
Established1954
Districts4
Government
 • TypeDivision
 • Divisional CommissionerMr. Nadeem Mahbub
Area
 • Total26,360 km2 (10,180 sq mi)
Elevation155 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 code40100
Dialling code048

Sargodha Division is an administrative division of Punjab Province, Pakistan. Before October 2008, divisional system was abolished by the reforms of 2000 the third tier of government.

At abolition it contained the following districts:[2]

District Population
Sargodha 4,300,000
Khushab 1,100,000
Bhakkar 1,000,000
Mianwali 1,500,000

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  2. ^ 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