Pakpattan

Pakpattan

Pakpattan (Punjabi and Urdu: پاکپتّن‎‎), sometimes referred to as Pakpattan Sharif ( پاکپتّن شریف‎; "Noble Pakpattan"), is the capital city of the Pakpattan District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Pakpattan is an ancient city of northern Pakistan, and is a major pilgrimage destination as it is home to the shrine of Fariduddin Ganjshakar, the renowned Punjabi poet and Sufi saint commonly referred to as Baba Farid. Pakpattan is located roughly 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the border with India, and 184 kilometres (114 mi) by road southwest of Lahore.[2]

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