Gujranwala located in Northwestern Punjab is the 5th largest city in Pakistan with a population of over 4 million. If you pass Gujranwala on the main hwy at night you will be drawn in by the glitter of buildings and shops. By day Gujranwala is bustling with activity.
This well developed city has numerous modern department stores, motels, newly equipped hospitals and many elite standard universities, and is known to have some of the finest cuisine in Pakistan. Gujranwala is haven for sports enthusiasts and businessmen from around the world as well as tourists and visitors locally and internationally.
Gujranwala is a main industrial and commercial centre manufacturing ceramics, iron safes, copper, aluminum and brass utensils, and is an industrial park for textiles, silk, auto parts, military equipment and the list goes on. Gujranwala exports numerous goods worldwide. It’s no wonder that world’s largest record-breaking padlock was made here. The city also transports many of the areas agricultural products, grains, melons, and sugarcane just to name a few.
Gujranwala District (previously composed of five tehsils: Gujranwala City, Gujranwala Sadar, Kamonki, Nowshehra Virkan and Wazirabad) has become the Gujranwala City District, made up of the following towns:
- Ghakhar Mandi
- Khiali Shahpur
- Nowshera Virkan
- Qila Didar Singh