Geographic Conditions

The geography of Lahore Division comprises the various features relating to the land and climate. Lying between 31°15′—31°45′ N and 74°01′—74°39′ E, Lahore is bounded on the north and west by the Sheikhupura District, on the east by Wagha, and on the south by Kasur District. The Ravi River flows on the northern side of Lahore. Lahore city covers a total land area of 1014 km² and is still growing.

Lahore Division enjoys air, rail and road connections with rest of the country. The capital of the Punjab, Lahore has Allama Iqbal International Airport to cater the needs of District Lahore and its adjacent cities, as regular national and international flights run from here. Lahore Station is a major railway junction serving links to major cities. On the south of Lahore National Highway N-5 links Multan, on northwest and north runs Motorway M-1 and National Highway N-5 towards Gujranwala. On the west, it is linked with textile hub Faisalabad with a 4-lane highway, built on BOO (Built - Operate - Own) basis. A historical Grand Trunk Road which was a major artery during subcontinent era, originally built by Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan ruler, leads toward Indian border passing through the city.