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Mirpur (Azad Kashmir)

Mirpur, the largest city of Azad Kashmir and also known for its modern bungalows and buildings, is located at a distance of 218 km from Lahore. Mirpur is mainly an agricultural city, and is 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 the seventh-largest dam in the world. The climate of Mirpur is very hot and dry during summer, whereas the winter season is pleasant there.

Mirpur Map

Tour places in Mirpur

  • Chitorri graves

    Chitorri Graveyard, a historical ancestral graveyard, is located in Mirpur Khas with unique style canopy tombs. It belongs to the family of Talpur Mirs of Mirpur Khas, Sindh in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located at a distance of 22 km from Mirpur Khas city.
    Tourism in Chitorri graves

  • Mangla Dam

    The Mangla Dam is the second-largest dam of Pakistan for the purpose of fulfilling the 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 in the world.
    Tourism in Mangla Dam