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Sialkot
سیالکوٹ
Clock Touer Sialkot
Nickname(s): The Ceety o Iqbal
Sialkot is located in Pakistan
Sialkot
Sialkot
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 32°29′50″N 74°32′10″E / 32.49722°N 74.53611°E / 32.49722; 74.53611
Kintra Pakistan
Province Punjab
Government
 • District Coordination Officer Mujahid Sherdil
Area
 • Total 3,016 km2 (1,164 sq mi)
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (2012 (ceety))
 • Total 1,203,431 (ceety population)
 • Density 332.55/km2 (861.3/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Postal code 51310
Cawin code 052
Number o Union cooncils 152
Sialkot Government Website

Sialkot (Punjabi, Urdu: سیالکوٹ) is locatit in Pakistan in the north east o the Punjab province at the fuit o Kashmir hills near the Chenab River. It is the caipital o Sialkot Destrict. The ceety is aboot 125 km (78 mi) north wast o Lahore. The recordit history o Sialkot covers thoosans o years. Sialkot haes, syne its foondation, chyngit hands frae Hindu, Buddhist, Persie, Greek, Afghan, Turk, Sikh, Mughal an Breetish rule tae that o present-day Pakistan.

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