Editor’s Note: Rare black & white photos of Gujranwala dating back to 1865 are in the last portion of this page.
Gujranwala is a Division in Punjab Province of Pakistan. It is administratively subdivided in to six districts; Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin and Narowal. The city of Sialkot is the capital of the division and the district. The Gujranwala district is administratively divided into four tehsils (subdivisions); Gujranwala, Kamoke, Nowshera Virkan and Wazirabad Tehsil. Gujranwala city is also known as the City of Wrestlers.
Gujranwala was a walled city which had five gates; Sialkoti Gate, Sheranwala Gate, Khiyali Gate, Thakur Singh Gate and Brandreth Gate.
Gujranwala Cantonment (Rahwali) Railway Station. Photo by skyscrapercity.com
Main Entrance of WAPDA Town, Gujranwala
Gujranwala City’s Video
An Old Photo of District Court House, Gujranwala
Tomb of Maha Singh, Gujranwala. Maha Sigh, also known as Mahan Singh, was the father of Ranjeet Singh.
Tomb of Sradar Hari Sigh, Gujranwala. Hari Singh was Commander-in-Chief of Sikh Army. His tomb is located in Baradari Garden, Gujranwala.
The Baradari, Gujranwala, Late 19th Century. It was the residence of Deputy Commissioner.
Sialkot Gate of Gujranwala, 1869
Government Hospital and Dispensary, Gujranwala, 1869. Built by Col Babbage, Deputy Commissioner.
Old and Rare Photos of Gujranwala; A Church in Gujranwala, 1865
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