Gujranwala

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Gujranwala (Punjabi, undefined) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan, that is located north of the nearby provincial capital of Lahore.wikipedia
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List of most populous cities in Pakistan

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The city is Pakistan's 7th most-populous metropolitan area, and its 5th most populous city proper.

Sialkot

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Along with the nearby cities of Sialkot and Gujrat, Gujranwala forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies. Unlike the ancient nearby cities of Lahore, Sialkot, and Eminabad, Gujranwala is a relatively modern city.
Along with the nearby cities of Gujranwala and Gujrat, Sialkot forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies.

Sukerchakia Misl

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The city served as the capital of the Sukerchakia Misl state between 1763 and 1799, and is the birthplace of the founder of the Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Charat Singh, ruler of the Sukerchakia Misl Sikh estate and the local Muslim chief Muhammad Yar joined forces to defeat Nader Shah's 1738 invasion of the region, which would later culminate in the sacking of Delhi.
The Sukerchakia Misl was one of 12 Sikh Misls in Punjab during the 18th century concentrated in Gujranwala and Hafizabad district in Western Punjab (in modern-Pakistan) and ruled from (1752-1801).

Ranjit Singh

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The city served as the capital of the Sukerchakia Misl state between 1763 and 1799, and is the birthplace of the founder of the Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Ranjit Singh was born on 13 November 1780, to Maha Singh Sukerchakia and Raj Kaur – the daughter of Raja Gajpat Singh of Jind, in Gujranwala, in the Majha region of Punjab (now in Pakistan).

Gurjar

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Gujranwala's name means "Abode of the Gujjars" in Punjabi, and was named in reference to the Gujjar tribe of nomads and grazers that live in northern Punjab.
The Gujrat and Gujranwala districts of Pakistani Punjab have also been associated with Gujjars from as early as the 8th century CE, when there existed a Gurjara kingdom in the same area.

Lahore

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Gujranwala (Punjabi, undefined) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan, that is located north of the nearby provincial capital of Lahore. Unlike the ancient nearby cities of Lahore, Sialkot, and Eminabad, Gujranwala is a relatively modern city.
Following Zaman Shah’s 1799 invasion of Punjab, Ranjit Singh of nearby Gujranwala to consolidate his position in the aftermath of the invasion.

Eminabad

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Unlike the ancient nearby cities of Lahore, Sialkot, and Eminabad, Gujranwala is a relatively modern city.
Eminabad (undefined) is a town located in the south east of Gujranwala city, Pakistan.

Faisalabad

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Gujranwala is now Pakistan's third largest industrial centre after Karachi and Faisalabad, and contributes 5% of Pakistan's national GDP.
In 1896, Gujranwala, Jhang and Sahiwal comprising the Tehsils of Lyallpur were under the administrative control of the Jhang District.

Gujrat, Pakistan

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Along with the nearby cities of Sialkot and Gujrat, Gujranwala forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies.
Along with the nearby cities of Sialkot and Gujranwala, Gujrat forms part of the so-called Golden Triangle of industrial cities with export-oriented economies.

Punjab, Pakistan

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Gujranwala (Punjabi, undefined) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan, that is located north of the nearby provincial capital of Lahore.
New factories were established in Lahore, Sargodha, Multan, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Wah and Rawal Pindi.

Charat Singh

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Charat Singh, ruler of the Sukerchakia Misl Sikh estate and the local Muslim chief Muhammad Yar joined forces to defeat Nader Shah's 1738 invasion of the region, which would later culminate in the sacking of Delhi.
He married the daughter of Amir Singh of Gujranwala, an older but still powerful sardar, and moved his headquarters there.

List of metropolitan areas in Pakistan

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The city is Pakistan's 7th most-populous metropolitan area, and its 5th most populous city proper.

Sikh Empire

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The city served as the capital of the Sukerchakia Misl state between 1763 and 1799, and is the birthplace of the founder of the Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
In 1799 Ranjit Singh moved the capital to Lahore from Gujranwala, where it had been established in 1763 by his grandfather, Charat Singh.

Hari Singh Nalwa

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His military commander, Hari Singh Nalwa, built a high mud wall around Gujranwala during this era, and established the city's new grid street-plan that exists until present day.
Hari Singh Nalwa was born in Gujranwala, in the Majha region of Punjab to Dharam Kaur and Gurdial Singh Uppal, in a Khatri family.

Pakistan

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Gujranwala (Punjabi, undefined) is a city in Punjab, Pakistan, that is located north of the nearby provincial capital of Lahore.
In eastern, western, and northern Pakistan, most of the population lives in an arc formed by the cities of Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Islamabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Jhelum, Sheikhupura, Nowshera, Mardan, and Peshawar.

Majha

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Gujranwala is also part of the Majha - a historical region of northern Punjab.
This region contains thirteen districts of the Pakistani province of Punjab, including the cities of Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, and Sialkot.

Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College

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The major Sikh higher learning institution, Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, was founded in Gujranwala in 1889, though it later shifted to Ludhiana.
The story of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana can be delineated in three distinct phases.

Jallianwala Bagh massacre

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Riots erupted in Gujranwala following the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in Amritsar in April 1919, and were the most violent reaction to the British massacre in all of the Indian Subcontinent.
Two days later, on 15 April, demonstrations occurred in Gujranwala protesting against the killings at Amritsar.

Sialkot International Airport

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New development continues, such as the opening of a 5,774 foot long flyover that functions as an elevated urban expressway, as well as the nearby Sialkot International Airport which serves the entire Golden Triangle region, and is Pakistan's first privately owned commercial airport.
From Gujranwala, take Sialkot Road, up to Daska and then go to the Sambrial Road.

Kamoke

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In retaliation for attacks against a trainload of refugees by Sikh rioters at Amritsar railway station on 22 September that resulted in the deaths of 3,000 Muslims over the course of three hours, rioters from Gujranwala attacked a trainload of Hindus and Sikhs fleeing towards India on 23 September, killing 340 refugees in the nearby town of Kamoke.
It is located on the Grand Trunk Road 21 km from Gujranwala and 44 km from Lahore.

Gujranwala railway station

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Gujranwala railway station serves as a stop along Pakistan's 1687 km-long Main Line-1 railway that connects the city to the port city of Karachi to Peshawar.
Gujranwala railway station (Urdu and undefined) is located in Gujranwala city, Gujranwala district of Punjab province of the Pakistan.

Pakistan Railways

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The North-Western Railway connected Gujranwala with other cities in British India by rail in 1881.

List of people from Gujranwala

This is the list of people who were born, grew up or lived in Gujranwala city and Gujranwala District.

List of educational institutions in Gujranwala

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This is a list of educational institutions in Gujranwala, Pakistan.

GIFT University

GIFT University, Gujranwala
The GIFT University (formerly Gujranwala Institute of Future Technologies) is a private university located in Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan.