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Sargodha Travel Guide, Pakistan

Sargodha Travel Guide: Genera Information

Sargodha is one of the biggest cities of Pakistan. The city is called the “City of Eagles. It is located in north eastern part (Punjab province) of Pakistan and is one of the biggest agriculture trade centers of the country. Sargodha came much in lime light during the India Pakistan war in 1965 when Sargodha was the base for Pakistan Air force. Sargodha does not stand high in the list of tourist destinations in Asia but is among popular places in Pakistan.

Sargodha Travel Guide: Architectural Heritage

After Islamabad and Faisalabad, Sargodha is among the best planned cities of Pakistan. If you are expecting to explore heritage arenas during your Sargodha travel then this city will disappoint you. The city does not have any architectural legacy that would interest the visitors. The town is more of a trading center and a defense base for Pakistan rather than a tourist destination. Apart from few old mosques and durgahs there is isn’t much to see from the older times.

Sargodha Travel Guide: Economy and Architecture

Sargodha has a fairly sound economical footage due its agricultural prosperity. It is a trade centre for agricultural items like cotton, grain, flour and lots more. It is a major trade arena for textiles, hosiery, chemicals and soap. The major industries located in Sargodha are textiles, oilseeds, soap and cotton. Sargodha also enjoys a good share of administrative grants, as it is a Pakistan Air Force base.

The city is well developed from infrastructural point of view as compared to most parts of Pakistan. Sargodha has almost every amenity that is required for a good living standard like hospitals, schools, colleges, university, library, cinemas and stadium. Sargodha has respectable literacy rate due to its good education facilities. A number of educational institutions like Punjab College, the army college, air base inter college have helped the town to become an educational hub. Sargodha University is among the good universities of Pakistan offering a number of undergraduate and post graduate programs. Sargodha is well connected to nearby major cities and the transportation within town is also fairly good.

Sargodha Travel Guide: People and Culture

The people of Sargodha are simple. They are strong believers of Islam religion and are very close to their roots. They believe in their culture and follow the same with full faith and devotion. If you want to get close to the culture of the place, do plan your Sargodha travel during the Mela Maveshian O Aspan or Mela Mandi.

The people of Sargodha were bestowed with Presidential awards for supporting the Pakistan army during the Indo Pak war.

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