Khanewal

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Location of Khanewal

Khanewal (Hindi: खानेवाल, Punjabi, Urdu: خانیوال) is a city and district in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Location

Khanewal is situated on the Karachi - Lahore main railway line.

Tahsils in the District


Jat Gotras

Click to see Jat Gotras in Khanewal

History

The earliest settlers are said to be the Muslim Jat clan - Dahas like Khan Haibat Khan Daha,and Khatters like sardar Iftikhar Ahmed Khan Khatter who have the 'Khan' in their names and the city was named after them as Khan-e-wal. Khanewal was declared district in 1985.


Notable persons

References



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