Faisalabad is located in the province of Punjab in Pakistan and was formerly known as Lyallpur.
This city is the third largest city in Pakistan and forms one of the important industrial centre to the west of Lahore.
This city was once a a part of Jhang and Sandalbar district with thick forest and wild tribes. The earlier name Lyallpur was named after Sir Charles James Lyall.
Various canal has helped in irrigation and farming has thus been proved to be successful in this area. After the partition the city emerged as a strong agricultural and industrial center and was a major urban area. It was earning huge revenues through wheat and grain market but later on it also started growing in other fields of industry. Also a huge revenue can be earned from tourism.
The climate of Faisalabad is extreme and remain hot throughout the day and cooler in nights.
The population of this town comes to 5,080,878 as per 2007 census.
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