Mirpur (Azad Kashmir)
Mirpur, the largest city of Azad Kashmir and also known for its modern bungalows and buildings, is located at the distance of 218 km from Lahore. Mirpur is mainly agricultural city, and famous for millet, maize, and good quality rice of Khari Sharif. Most of its local people migrated to England, so it is also known as Little England.
The importance of Mirpur is the Mangla Dam, situated on the Jhelum River, which is the second largest dam of Pakistan and 7th largest dam of the world.
The climate of Mirpur is very hot and dry during summer, where winter is pleasant there.
Main Locations in Mirpur
Chitorri Graveyard, an historical ancestral graveyard, is located in Mirpur Khas with a unique style canopy tombs. It belongs to the family of Talpur Mirs of Mirpur Khas, Sindh in 17th and 18th century. It is located at the distance of 22 km from...
The Mangla Dam is second largest dam of Pakistan for the purpose of fulfilling energy requirements of the country, located on the Jhelum River in the Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is also the 7th largest dam of the world.