Dera Ghazi Khan Division

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Dera Ghazi Khan Division

Dera Ghazi Khan Division was an administrative division of the Punjab province of Pakistan, until the reforms of 2000 abolished the third tier of government. During British rule Dera Ghazi Khan Division was a district of Multan Division after independence from Britain Dera Ghazi Khan was made into a division in its own right until abolition in 2000.


Dera Ghazi Khan was the divisional headquarters of Dera Ghazi Khan Division. Dera Ghazi Khan Division was composed of the following districts:

  1. Dera Ghazi Khan District

  2. Rajanpur District

  3. Muzaffargarh District

  4. Layyah District

See also

  • Dera Ghazi Khan

  • Louis Dane - In 1876 he was posted to the Punjab as assistant commissioner in Dera Ghazi Khan

  • Mustafa Zaidi - seved as Assistant Commissioner of Dera Ghazi Khan

  • Andrew Jukes (missionary) - He was sent to Baloch mission at Dera Ghazi Khan where he stayed until 1906

  • Robert Groves Sandeman - n 1866 he was appointed district officer of Dera Ghazi Khan

Dera Ghazi Khan

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ڈیرہ غازيخان
Abdul Ghaffar


Dera Ghazi Khan

Ghazi University Chowk

Nickname(s): Dera

Motto: Dera phullain da sehra دیرا پھلیں دا سہرا (Translation: Dera–the garland of flowers)

dera ghazi khan is located in pakistan

ڈیرہ غازيخان

Location in Pakistan

Coordinates:°03′N 70°38′E

Country Pakistan




Dera Ghazi Khan District

Foundation of Old City


Foundation of New City



 • Urban


Time zone


 • Summer (DST)

+6 (UTC)

Postal code


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Derawal, Dervi

Road to Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan

Dera Ghazi Khan (Urduڈيره غازيخان), abbreviated as D. G. Khan or traditionally as دیرہ غازی خان in nastaʿlīq script, is a city and capital of Dera Ghazi Khan District, in Punjab, Pakistan. It is a mid-country city located at the junction of all four provinces of Pakistan. The city also gives its name to the Dera Ghazi Khan Division, which consists of the Dera Ghazi KhanRajanpur,Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts.
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