Multan, The City Of Saints & Sufis


Multan, in the Punjab province of Pakistan, is one of the oldest cities in South Asia, the exact age has yet to be determined. Its modern name comes from its old Sanskrit name Mūlasthān. It has seen a lot of warfare because of its location on a major invasion route between South Asia and Central Asia. It is famous for its Sufi shrines

Multan is known as the City of Sufis or City of Saints due to the large number of shrines and Sufi saints from the city. The city is full of bazaars, mosques, shrines and ornate tombs. It is located in a bend created by five rivers of the Punjab province. The Sutlej Riverseparates it from Bahawalpur and the Chenab River from Muzaffar Garh. The city has grown to become an influential political and economical center for the country, with a dry port and excellent transport links. Multan is famous for its crops: wheat, cotton and sugar cane as well as mangoes, citrus, guavas and pomegranates.
Country PakistanRegionPunjabDistrictMultan DistrictAutonomous towns6Union councils4Government.Area - Total3,721 km2 (1,436.7 sq mi)Elevation122 m (400 ft)Population (2010)[citation needed] - Total1,606,481Time zonePST (UTC+5) - Summer (DST)PDT (UTC+6)Area code(s)022Website

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