Dina

Dina is a city in the Province of Punjab in Pakistan. It is a rapidly expanding commercial town in the Jhelum District of the province of Punjab, Pakistan. It is about 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Jhelum City, where there is a junction with the road to the Mangla Dam and Rohtas Fort.

Location:

Dina¬†is located Grand Trunk Road in the northern part of Jhelum District. This town is located at Latitude of 33¬į1’60N and longitude of 73¬į35’60E and has an altitude of 275 metres (905¬†ft)¬†and has an area of about 21,880 acres¬†The land¬†consists of about 21,880 acres. It is approx.10 miles¬†north of¬†Jhelum City, where there is a junction with the road to Mangla Dam and Rohtas fort.

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                                                                                                 DINA PUNJAB.

Highest Peak:

Tilla Jogian is the highest peak in Jhelum and is 35 kilometers south from Dina.

Population:

Its population is about 40,000.

Division:

Dina City is divided into 2 Union ConcilsUC 22 and UC 23.

Mangla Road Dina_Punjab_Pakistan

                                                                                                                               Mangla Road Dina

Source of Income:

The main source of income in Dina is Foreign Exchange because 60% of people are settled in abroad. It is estimated that about 60 percent of people are in foreign countries. Second main source of income is jobs in Pakistan Military. The source of income in surrounding villages is agriculture.

Office of Municipal Committee:

In 1977, the office of the municipal committee was established at Dina, however it is now become a Tehsil of Jhelum District.

More Information:

This city is relatively very expensive.   Dina is the City of Immigrants. The model village of Mota Gharbi is Six kilometers west off the Grand Trunk Road..

The historic Grand Trunk Road passes through the center of the town.

Industries:

A small industry exists in the city including wood industry, iron industry and marble industry outside from the city.

Rohtas Fort

 

                                                                                                                    Rohtas Fort near Dina District Jhelum                                             

Tribes:

The Jatts also known as Jatoi a great Baloch tribes have the main control over the political activities and they occupy the maximum land of Dina city. The Mughals (a vital tribe), are also settle here in a large number. They are doing Gov Jobs , Business and Jobs in overseas. (after descending of Mughal state they came here from different parts ofMughal Sultanat, Kashmir and Afganistan)and main population of Sheikh The principal tribes are sarwani, Mughals,Jatts, Gujjars, Butts, Awan, Bhatti, Chauhans & Janjua Rajputs. Kashmiri based tribes are also settled due to close proximity with Mirpur.

Education in this town:

This city has large number of students come from surrounding villages. There are a number of primary,secondary and higher secondary schools, College and Academies established from both government and private sector.

Streets:

This city contain streets of:  Mir Street behind Alkaram Hospital, mujahid street near NBP BANK, Muftian, Mohalla Nawab Pura, Theekrian, Data Road, Royal Street, Domeli Mohalla, Khalilabad Mohallaha, Station Mohallaha, Naya Mohallaha, Noor Mohalla, Islam Pura Mohallaha, Miana Mohalla, Mohalla Masoom Shah, Iqbal Town, Liaqat Town, Quaid e Azam Town, Mughal abad, New Jhang, Hadali, Hadala Syedan, Kiani Street, Muhalla Bashirabad, Madukalas.

Villages:

There are several villages in this town like: , Afghanabad, Ayub Abad, Bara gurma, Burha jungle sharif, Baghaan, Boharian, Chak Abdul Khaliq, Chak Akah, Chahmala, Channi Gujran, Chakyam etc

rani kala mangala. DINA PUNJAB.

                                                                                                                       Rani kala mangala. DINA PUNJAB.

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