Lahore City

Lahore City is the Capital of the Punjab, the largest province of Pakistan by population.

Geography of Lahore City

Lahore City is surrounded on the north and west by the Sheikhupra District, on the east by Wagah, on the south by Kasur District. The Ravi River flows on the northern side of Lahore City.

Land Area of Lahore City

Lahore City covers a land area of one thousand seven hundred and seventy five square kilometers, which is growing with the passage of time.

Population of Lahore City

As per Government estimation in 2006, the population of Lahore City was roundabout 10 million, which makes it the second largest city in Pakistan. It is thought-out to be one of the 30 largest cities of the world.

Climate of Lahore City

The climate of Lahore City is extreme. The temperatures ascend to 40–45 °C during the months of May, June, and July. Heavy rainfall starts during the month of August. Temperatures can drop to -1 °C during the months of December, January, and February. The city’s maximum temperature ever recorded was 48.3°C, while lowest temperature ever recorded was -6.2°C.

Administrative Towns in Lahore City

Following are the administrative towns of Lahore City.

Aziz Bhatti Town, Ravi Town, Shalimar Town, Wagah Town, Data Ganj Baksh Town, Gulberg Town, Allama Iqbal Town, Samanabad Town, Nishtar Town, Lahore Cantt, Gulshan-e-Ravi, and Walton Cantt.

Famous Places in Lahore City

Following are some famous places of Lahore City.

Mall Road, Lahore Zoo, Assembly Hall, Governor House, Anarkali Market, Pace, Hafeez Center, Ichra Bazaar, Mazang, Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore Museum, Golf Course, Gadhafi Stadium, Jinah Garden, Badshahi Mosque.

Main Hospitals in Lahore City

C.M.H. Hospital, China Hospital, Gulab Devi Hospital, Lahore Medicare Hospital, Punjab Institute Of Cardiology, Wapda Hospital Complex, Ganga Ram Hospital, Gulberg Hospital, Haq Orthopaedic Hospital, Ittefaq Hospital, Lady Willington Hospital, Masood Hospital, Shaukat Kahanum Memorial Hospital, Jinnah Hospital.

Main Hotels in Lahore City

Pearl Continental, Mirage Hotel, Holiday Inn City Center, Avari Lahore, Bravo Suits Hotel, Lahore Country Club, The Residency Hotel, Quick Continental Hotel, National Hotel, Ambassador Hotel, Shalimar Hotel, Orient Hotel, Regency Inn Hotel, Hotel Services International.

Main Libraries in Lahore City

Dayal Singh Trust Library, Defence Public Library Complex, Environment Data Resource Centre (EDRC), Punjab Public Library, Punjab University Library, Quaid-e-Azam Library.

Main Parks in Lahore City

Shalimar Garden, Changa Manga, Jallo Park, Jinnah Garden, Model Town Park. Iqbal Park.

Main Educational Institutes in Lahore City

Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore College for Women University, Hajvery University, Punjab College of Commerce, Government College Lahore, FC College Lahore, The University of Lahore, Punjab University, University of Health Sciences, University of Central Punjab, Science College.

General Info about Lahore City

  • Lahore City is famous as the hub of hand-made carpet manufacturing in Pakistan.
  • Lahore City is one of the most accessible cities of Pakistan.
  • The Pakistan Railways headquarters is located in Lahore City.
  • Allama Iqbal International Airport is in Lahore City.
  • People in Lahore City understand English well and good besides Urdu and Punjabi.
  • Lahore City is known as the cultural heart of Pakistan.
  • In Pakistan, Lahore City is famous as ‘the City of Colleges’.
  • Lahore is known as the City of Gardens.
  • The most important session of the creation of Pakistan was held in Lahore in 1940.
  • In 1996, the Cricket World Cup final match was held at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
  • Lahore City hosts the country's largest information technology (IT) companies, which accounts for nearly seventy percent of Pakistan's software exports.
  • Lahore City is the second largest financial hub of Pakistan and has industrial areas including Kot Lakhpat.
  • World-famous Punjab University is located at Lahore City.
  • Lahore is the center of Pakistan's media and Arts scene.
  • Pakistan's film industry is based in the city and is called Lollywood.