Map of Punjab with Sheikhupura District highlighted
|• Deputy Commissioner||Tariq Mehmood Bukhari|
|• Total||3,030 km2 (1,170 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
Sheikhupura (Urdu: ضِلع شيخُوپُورہ) (Punjabi: ضِلع شيخُوپُور), is a district of Punjab province, Pakistan. Sheikhupura is the headquarters of Sheikhupura district. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 3,321,029 of which 25.45% were urban. In 2005 one of its subdivisions was split off to form the new Nankana Sahib District.
The predominant language of the district is Punjabi, which according to the 1998 census results for the tehsils of Sheikhupura, Ferozewala and Safdarabad, is the first language of 98% of the population, while Urdu is the first language of 1.1%.
According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, most populous cities of the district are Sheikhupura, Muridke, Kot Abdul Malik and Ferozewala. All these four cities are listed in the List of most populous cities in Pakistan.
List of Municipal Committees in District Sheikhupura
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