Mandi Bahauddin District

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Mandi-Bahauddin district
ضلع منڈی بہاوالدین
Rasul Barrage at River Jhelum.jpg
Bangla Busal 2007.jpg
Top: Rasul Barrage, bottom: Busal rest house
Map of Punjab with Mandi-Bahauddin District highlighted
Map of Punjab with Mandi-Bahauddin District highlighted
Coordinates: 32°35′N 73°30′E / 32.583°N 73.500°E / 32.583; 73.500
Country Pakistan
Province Punjab
HeadquartersMandi Bahauddin
 • TypeDistrict Administration
 • Deputy CommissionerShahid Imran Marth
 • District Police OfficerSajid Hussain Khokhar
 • District Health OfficerN/A
 • The Chairman District CounsilCh Ghulam Hussain Bosal
 • Total2,673 km2 (1,032 sq mi)
 • Total1,594,039
 • Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Tehsils3

Mandi Bahauddin, also spelled Mandi Baha ud Din, (Punjabi and Urdu: ضلع منڈی بہاوالدین) is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Mandi Bahauddin District is in the north-central area of the province of Punjab, Pakistan. It is bordered on the northwest by the Jhelum River, on the southeast by the Chenab River (which separates it from Gujranwala District and Gujrat District), and on the southwest by the Sargodha District. The district has an area of 2,673 square kilometres (1,032 sq mi). Mandi district currently has 1.5 million population. In 1998, it had a population of 1.16 million people.[1]


Mandi Bahauddin is subdivided into Three tehsils and 80 Union Councils:[2]

Name of Tehsil Number of Union Councils
Malakwal 20
Mandi Bahauddin 30
Phalia 30
Total 80


The district forms a central portion of the Chaj Doab lying between the Jhelum and Chenab rivers. It lies from 30° 8' to 32° 40' N and 73° 36' to 73° 37' E. The tehsil headquarters towns of Phalia and Malikwal are 22.5 and 28.5 kilometres (14.0 and 17.7 mi) from Mandi Bahauddin, respectively. It is bounded on the north by the Jhelum river, which separates it from Jhelum district; on the west by Sargodha district, on the south by the river Chenab (which separates it from the Gujranwala and Hafizabad districts); and on the east by Gujrat district. The total area of the district is 2,673 square kilometres (1,032 sq mi). The district comprises the Mandi Bahauddin, Phalia, and Malakwal tehsils.[3]


At the time of the 2017 census, the district had a population of 1,594,039, of which 775,788 were male and 818,056 female. 1,267,681 lived in rural areas while 326,358 lived in urban areas. Islam is the religion of nearly the entire population with 99.57% of the population, while a small minority of Christians lives mainly in the urban area.

At the time of the 2017 census 96.50% of the population spoke Punjabi, 1.74% Urdu and 1.48% Pashto as their first language. The dialect of Punjabi spoken here is close to the standard language.

According to the 1998 Pakistan census, the population of the district was 1,160,552, 14.93% of whom lived in urban environments.[1]


This district has a moderate climate, hot in summer and cold in winter. During the peak of summer the temperature may rise to 48 °C (118 °F) during the day, but in the winter months the minimum temperature may fall below 3 °C (37 °F). The average rainfall in the district is 388 millimetres (15.3 in).[4] mainly resonates with weather from Islamabad.[5]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mandi Bahauddin District at a Glance". Census, Government of Pakistan website. Archived from the original on 27 December 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  2. ^ "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Mandi Bahauddin". website. Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  3. ^ History and District Overview on District Police Office, Mandi Bahauddin website Retrieved 21 January 2023
  4. ^ "Average rainfall & Temperature in mandi bahauddin". World Weather website. Retrieved 21 January 2023.
  5. ^ Mandi Bahauddin weather on website Retrieved 21 January 2023

Coordinates: 32°35′0″N 73°30′0″E / 32.58333°N 73.50000°E / 32.58333; 73.50000