General Information

Location: North Latitude 29 -22 and 30 - 45 and East Longitude 71 - 4 and 72 - 55

Area:
45 square km

Population:
1,288,170 (1998 census)

Language:
Urdu, Punjabi and Saraiki, English is spoken and understood by educated people.

Climate:
Cold in winter and very hot in summer. The normal rainfall is about 6" during the monsoon from July to September.

Tourist Season:
October to March

Wildlife:
Fox, Jackal and wild boar. Amongst birds are grey and black partridges, sand-grouse visit the district in winter, quail, plover and pigeons are common.