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Faisalabad
Faisalabad
فیصل آباد
City District
Location in Pakistan
Country Pakistan
Region Punjab
District Faisalabad District
Autonomous towns 8
Union councils 289
Area
 • City District 1,280 km2 (490 sq mi)
 • Metro 5,856 km2 (2,261 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • City District 4,177,246
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 041
Website www.faisalabad.gov.pk

Faisalabad, formerly known as Lyallpur, is the third largest metropolis in Pakistan. It is in the Punjab province and is the capital of Faisalabad District. The city is an important centre of trade and industry.

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