Khariaan (Cantt)

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Kharian Cantt: or Kharian Cantonment is one of the largest cantonment (Army Base) of Pakistan. It was built in late 50’s with the support of USA as part of the military assistance to Pakistan. Its construction was supervised by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was built according to American standardsThe population of cantonment is 90,462 whereas the population of the parent city Kharian is around 30,000.

Kharian Cantonment is located on the GT Road (N-5) at a distance of 125 km from Capital city of Islamabad and 145 km from provincial capital Lahore. Prominent nearby cities and towns include Jhelum, Lalamusa, Dinga, Sarai Alamgir, and district city of Gujrat. The residential areas of the cantonment include the I.J. Colony, Defence Colony, Shami Colony, North Colony, M-Block, Afzaal Colony, Gammon Colony and Johar Colony. In addition there are number of small camps and residential areas for the residence of troops.

Khariaan (Cantt)

Khariaan (Cantt)

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