in Punjab, Pakistan
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 32.934 and 73.731 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 32° 56' 4" and E 73° 43' 51"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rupee - PKR
- Spoken languages:
- Urdu, English, Panjabi, Sindhi, Pushto
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:37 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Karachi
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:45 am and 5:52 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Pakistan. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Jhelum in Punjab with it's 164,080 citizens is a place in Pakistan about 67 mi (or 108 km) south-east of Islamabad, the country's capital city.
Current time in Jhelum is now 10:37 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 9 airports near Jhelum, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Pakistan is Mangla Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 15 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Pakistan is Rohtas Fort in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), West.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: New Mirpur, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujrat, Kotli and Hafizabad. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Kafeel Kaifi Kabbadi Match 2012 Eidgah Jhelum 9.mpg
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Subhan Allah, Miracle of Allah swt @ Darbar e Aliya ,Shadpur Sharif,Jhelum, Pakistan 2010
Subhan Allah, Miracle at the Darbar Shareef in Pakistan: This is a must watch! The names of Allah, Muhammad (peace be upon Him) appeared on almost 80 stones on the flooring outside the...
Jhelum - Karimpur Road to Kacheri Feb 2012
From Rafi School, Karimpur Road to Kacheri near Pearl Bakers. The journey is by Qingqi and video was recorded in February 2012.
Baba Mehndi Shah, Peer Syed Abid Hussain shah Bukhari Chistii Nizami, Jhelum. part 6
Mela On Darbar Peer Syed Khadam Hussain Shah Bukhari Chistii Nizami, Baba Mehndi Shah, Jhelum Punjab, Pakistan.
3*Mustafa Jaane Rehmat - Bulbul-e-Madinah Alhaaj Muhammad Owais Raza Qadri @ Shadpur Shareef Darbaar Pakistan 2008
Mustafa Jaane Rehmat Pay Laakhon Salam- recited by Bulbul-e-Madinah, Alhaaj, Muhammad Owais Raza Qadri At the Shadpur Shareef Urs/Milad/Maulid in Taliyanwala, Jhelum, Pakistan 2008.
Naat ¦ نعت رسولۖ: میں چپ کھڑا ھوا ھوں دربار مصطفے میں
پروفیسر احمد رفیق اختر جدید رور کے ایک ممتاز مسلم سکالر ہیں جن کے خیالات کی روشن خیالی سے موجودہ دور کی صبح...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Jhelum District is in the Punjab province of Pakistan. According to the 1998 census, the district had a population of 936,957, of which 31.48% were urban. Jhelum is known for providing a large number of soldiers to the British and later to the Pakistan armed forces due to which it is also known as city of soldiers or land of martyrs and warriors. The district of Jhelum stretches from the river Jhelum almost to the Indus. Salt is quarried at the Mayo mine in the Salt Range.
Jhelum is a city on the right bank of the Jhelum River, in the district of the same name in the north of Punjab province, Pakistan. Jhelum is known for providing a large number of soldiers to the British and later to the Pakistan armed forces due to which it is also known as city of soldiers or land of martyrs and warriors. Jhelum is a few miles upstream from the site of the Battle of the Hydaspes between the armies of Alexander the Great and Raja Porus.
Sarai Alamgir (pop. 175, 288 is the chief town of the tehsil of the same name. It is part of Gujrat district in the north of Punjab province. The town is located on the eastern bank of the Jhelum River across from the larger town of Jhelum. East of the town is the Upper Jhelum Canal.
Military College Jhelum
Military College Jhelum or MCJ, is a military high school, located at Sarai Alamgir but now in, Pakistan. Though it is physically located in Gujrat District, due to its very close proximity it is still associated with the City of Jhelum, and is considered to be in the cantonment limit of Jhelum. The institution feeds the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. Military College Jhelum is one of three military colleges in Pakistan, the others being Military College Murree and Military College Sui.
Also see: Bucephala or Alexandria (disambiguation). Alexandria Bucephalous, or Alexandria Bucephalus or Alexandria Bucephala or Bucephala or Bucephalia, was a city founded by Alexander the Great in memory of his beloved horse Bucephalus. Founded in May 326 BC, the town was located on the Hydaspes, east of the Indus River. Bucephalus had died after the Battle of the Hydaspes in 326 BC. The garrison was settled with Greek and Iranian veterans plus natives.
St. John's Church (Jhelum)
St. John's Church is an Anglican church, now under the Church of Pakistan, located in Jhelum cantonment, Pakistan, beside the river Jhelum. It was built in 1860 and is a landmark of the city. It is a Protestant church and was in use during the British colonial period. For forty years it remained closed, but has been renovated and reopened.
Gharmala is a village located in Jhelum District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil, and is located at N 32° 57' 0 E 73° 41' 0 with an altitude of 229 metres (754 feet). and lies along the famous Rohtas Road. The village is about 3 km west of the city of Jhelum and has a population of over 5000. It has girls and boys high schools. There are 2 mosques in village and one of them is Jammia mosque.
FG Intermediate College, Jhelum
The F.G. Intermediate College Jhelum Cantt is an educational institution in the city of Jhelum, Punjab province, Pakistan. It is located near St. John's Church in Gul Afshan Colony in the Jhelum Cantonment. The college was founded in August 2001 in the building of the FG Public School for Boys through the efforts of Major General Masood Aslam, who was the commander of the 23rd Infantry Division of the Pakistan Army at the time.
Zamir Jaffri Cricket Stadium
Zamir Jaffri Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium in Jhelum, Pakistan. It is named after a famous Jhelumi poet Syed Zamir Jafri. It was a local district-level stadium, but now the Pakistan Cricket Board has upraised it for regional level events. Six extra cricket pitches have been constructed.
Kotla Faqir is a village and union council of Jhelum District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil, and is located at 32°54'0N 73°41'0E with an altitude of 218 metres (718 feet).
Altaf Park, Jhelum
Altaf Park is situated in Jhelum City, Pakistan. This park is names after Chaudhry Altaf Hussain, Ex-Governor of Punjab (Pakistan). This park is at the bank of Jhelum River. The construction work of this park began in 1994-95 and finished in 1999. Project was completed in almost 8 lac rupees.
Khambi and Kaleechpur is a large village of Sarai Alamgir Tehsil district Gujrat, Pakistan. Mainly Thathal and Chib families live there. Kambhi Kaleechpur or Kambhi Khanpur is bound on two sides by the river Jhelum and Upper Canal Jhelum and on the other two sides by small streams. The population are mainly cultivating landlords (Zameendar) and have a record of military service. Many villagers have migrated to Europe, USA, Dubai which has resulted in an expansion of the village over the years.
Pakistan Tobacco Company
Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited was incorporated in 1947 immediately after independence, when it took over the business of the Imperial Tobacco Company of British India which had been operational in the South Asia since 1905. Pakistan Tobacco Company is part of the British American Tobacco Group, one of the world's most international business groups, with brands sold in 180 markets around the world. It is located in Jhelum, Pakistan.
Jhelum Cantt. or Jhelum Cantonment is cantonment area in Jhelum adjacent to city area. It is one of the important cantonment(Army Base) of Pakistan, which was built during the British rule in 1849 which has grown up into a strong Garrison. It is headquarter of 23rd Infantry Division commanded by a Major General.
Chak Jamal is a village and union council of Jhelum District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil. Its population is about 17171.
Soldier Arcade, Jhelum
Soldier Arcade or Soldier Plaza is largest and main computer markets in Jhelum, Pakistan. It is located on Civil Line road. It is a shopping hub of Information Technology related products in the region. Besides computer related shops, there are also shopping Malls of clothing and chemist and drugs shops.
Major Akram Shaheed Memorial
Major Akram Shaheed Memorial Park is a park and memorial of Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed located in Jhelum. It is situated nearly at a distance of 100m from Shandar Chowk, in the center of city. Major Muhammad Akram Memorial Library is also present in this park. On 6 September at the occasion of Defence Day, Parade also took place over here.
Pakistan Chipboard (Pvt) Ltd
Pakistan Chipboard (Pvt) Ltd is a Jhelum, Pakistan based Furniture, Chip Boards & Hard Boards, Woodworking, Wood & Timber company. It is located on GT Road Jhelum. Jhelum Factory uses 100% Mango (Mangifera indica) wood as raw material for its Chipboard.
Combined Military Hospital Jhelum
The Combined Military Hospital Jhelum is a tertiary care B-class military hospital in Jhelum Cantonment, Pakistan.
CMH Masjid Jhelum
CMH Mosque or DIV Headquarters Mosque or simply DIV Masjid is a beautiful Jamia mosque in Jhelum Cantt, Pakistan. This mosque is adjacent to CMH Jhelum. Its foundation was laid by General Muhammad Ayub Khan on March 21, 1950 and opening ceremony was headed by Governor of Punjab Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar. It has capacity to occupy more than 25,000 people at a time.
Dalyala (Dhalyala) is a village found in Azad Kashmir in the Khari Sharif area of Pakistan it is composed mostly of Sohlan Rajputs. The Sohlan are a Rajput tribe connected with the Narma. They are said to be of Panwar Rajput descent which is a sub-branch of the Paramara Rajputs. The village name is derived from the dhall a type of shield used in medieval warfare. The population of this village is approximately 900.
Sarai Alamgir Tehsil
Sarai Alamgir Tehsil (pop. 1,75,287) is one of three administrative areas, or Tehsils, in the District of Gujrat. The Tehsil is located on the eastern bank of the Jhelum River across from the larger town of Jhelum. East of the Tehsil is the Upper Jhelum Canal.
Shamaspur is a village of Jhelum District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is part of Jhelum Tehsil and Union Council Chak Jamal.
Military College Murree
Military College Murree or MCM, is a military high school, located at Upper Topa, Pakistan. Military College Murree is very close to Rawalpindi thus allowing easy access to it. The institution feeds the Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. Military College Murree is one of three military colleges in Pakistan, the others being Military College Jhelum and Military College Sui.
The Jhelum Bridge is situated between Jhelum and Sarai Alamgir on Jhelum River in Pakistan. This bridge was built in 1873 by the British engineer William St. John Galwey. It is composed of iron trusses over many concrete piers. It has single railway track and a road on one side of the track. This bridge is still used by railway and road traffic.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Jhelum, جێھلۆم, Jhelam, جهلم, Alessandria Bucefala, 젤룸, Dželamas, झेलम शहर, ਜੇਹਲਮ, Dźhelam, جہلم, Джелам, Џелам, 傑赫勒姆