Gujrat

Gujrat is surrounded on the North-East by Jammu and Kashmir, on the North-West by river Jhelum which separates it from Jhelum district, on the East and South-East by river Chenab, separating it from the districts of Gujranwala and Sialkot, and on the West by Mandi Bahauddin district. District Gujrat spreads over an area of 3,192 square kilometers and comprises of the following tehsils:

  • Gujrat
  • Kharian
  • Sarai Alamgir

This district has moderate climate, which is hot in summer and cold in winter. During peak summer, the day temperature shoots up to 45C, but the hot spells are comparatively shorter due to proximity of Azad Kashmir Mountains. The winter months are very pleasant and the minimum temperature may fall below 2C. The average rain-fall on the Kashmir border is over 100 cm, at Kharian it is 75 cm and at Gujrat it is 67 cm.

Other salient features of Gujrat are as below: