Jaranwala is a subdivision of Faisalabad District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is 35KM south east from Faisalabad and 110 km from Lahore. Jaranwala is about 400 years old city. There was a big tree with hanging roots in this area where people stay during travelling. Roots in Punjabi language called (Jaran) so people called this place a jaranwala tree after that is only called Jaranwala.
Jaranwala is subdivided into 57 Union Councils. The largest towns in Jaranwala are: Khurrianwala, Satyana, Mandi Rurala Road, Lundianwala, Mandi Buchiana. Its economy is primarily based on agriculture and the major crops of the area include sugarcane, wheat and rice. It hosts the largest jute mill in Pakistan. Jaranwala Tehsil is located on the north bank of the Ravi. There are 300 villages and 2 urban centres in Jaranwala, covering an area of 437,386 acres (1,770.04 km2), with a population of 1,186,514 people, as per the last census. It is home to a Government college.This city is also famous for its sugar mill which is Hussain Sugar Mills. This mill produces 2/3 of total sugar of country.A.W and The Educators are famous schools in country.The students of these schools got Ist and 2nd positions in district level examination.The city is also famous for an eatable which is called “Tangri” which is saltish in taste.
Rudala Road (Chak 283 GB) is also known as Chak No.283 GB. It is located between Tehsil Jaranwala and Tehsil Tandlianwala. Its postal code is 37200 and telephone number format is 0092 41 463xxxxx. It has a railway station, bus stand, taxi stand and some big and small markets. It is a trading center for all the villages situated nearby. Rudala Road was one of the busiest villages with the biggest bazaar in the area around Faisalabad in the late 1970s to ’80s but, due to migration into cities including Faisalabad and Lahore, its importance has diminished.
Chak 591 G.B. Gangapur, this village had a mini track of railway trolley, it was pulled by horses. It was also designed and built by Sir Ganga Ram. It was an antique and historical thing, this rail track was between Buchiana railway station and 591 Gangapur. There was also hydraulic water system for irrigation of agricultural land of Gangapur. Some years ago, in 90’s, this historic asset has been demolished by locals. Tiny guarders of trolley track were still lying and even the platform of trolley was still present. Four years ago the new nazim of Gangapur council started arrection of this trolly track newly. Plateforms are also built again. Now the historic horse train is running again on its newly made tracks. This is the village of Sir Ganga Ram.
Chak 122 G.B. Sikanderpur Village is located about 3 miles inside from the main highway. This is a village of famous Soubaydar family. Among them the famous are Late Chaudhary Mohammad Latif Khan,Late Chaudhary Manzoor Ahmed Khan and Late Chudary Naveed Zahoor Khan. They are resting in peace in their faimly cemetery which is located on the small road going to Chuk 122 GB while coming from Chuk 121 GB right before you enter the village.
Chak 105 G.B. Banga is the birthplace of legend revolutioanry of united India, the Bhagat Singh.
Chak 383 G.B. is known as kaliana is the important for the result of the 10th class in every year first and 2nd division in fsd. there lived watto faimly.
Chak No 146 GB Jhok Hashim Khan Wale
Chak 353 G.B. is known as KOT KABIR is the important for well developed village . there is Boys High School. Girls High School. Union Council. Civil Hospital. Veterinary Hospital. and famous game is Football and Kabaddi.
Government Degree College is a famous college, hundreds of students pass their Intermediate, Bachelor and Master degrees every year. This college has produced many professional persons.Students from this institute won many prizes in inter-collegiate competitions. In 1986 to 1989, this institute won the prize of most beautiful college of district Faisalabad.
Distance from Jaranwala to Major Pakistani Cities
Faisalabad 21 miles (35 kilometers)
Lahore 56 miles (90 kilometers)
Islamabad 167 miles (268 kilometers)
Rawalpindi 158 miles (254 kilometers)
Multan 140 miles (226 kilometers)
Hyderabad 513 miles (825 kilometers)
Gujranwala 72 miles (117 kilometers)
Peshawar 214 miles (344 kilometers)
Karachi 589 miles (948 kilometers)
Quetta 389 miles (626 kilometers)