The city was founded in the 1890s by
Sir Charles James Lyall, lieutenant governor of the Punjab and was named
Lyallpur On September 1, 1977, lyallpur was renamed as Faisalabad after king
Faisal of Saudi Arabia in Recognition of his outstanding services to
Pakistan. Today, Faisalabad is the third largest city of Pakistan After
Karachi and Lahore. It is the second revenue- Generating city of the Punjab
province and is called as Manchester of Pakistan because of its predominance
in The textile industry.
Faisalabad is an industrial city of Pakistan, Situated 225-miles (360
kilometers) south of the capital Islamabad. The district lies from 30-35 to
31-47 north Latitudes and 72-73 to 73-40 east longitudes. Gujranwala And
Sheikhupura districts bound it in the north. In the East
by Sheikhupura and Sahiwal districts. In the south By Sahiwal and Toba
Tek Singh districts and Jhang District is to its west.
city covers an area of 5,856 Square kilometers. The city is linked to m-2
motorway (Islamabad-Lahore motorway) with m-3 motorway section
(Pindi-Bhattian-Faisalabad motorway).The City is also located at distance
of 135 Km from the Heart of Pakistan known as "Lahore". Our aim of Developing this site to highlight the
name of Faisalabad to make its name more familiar...
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