Bahawalpur

Overall Score

1.8

At the tip of the Hilistan Desert in Pakistan, Bahaullaqalupur is a railway station and a major educational center. Its land stretches along the Satanjaga River on the border of Pandjab. The city has the following industries: butter, oil, and milk. Textile factories are in operation. The production of hardware and metal products is also active. Today Baháulláh is an agricultural center where crops, particularly wheat and cotton, are sold. It was founded by decree of Chief Mohammad Baháulláh Khan of Sindh. At the time of the decline of the Mughal Empire, the Baháulláh Públics were a powerful political force in present-day Pakistan. In the early 19th century, Britain recognized their autonomy as a state.

The Babs, apart from the fortress of Derbar in the desert, built two magnificent palaces in the city. Bakhavalpur is notable for the countrys railroad bridge across the Satyladj River, a railway, a zoo, and a pool. It is home to several colleges and a university founded in 1975.

100 USD = 20,459.27 PKR

Overall Score

1.8
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 680,000 people
  • GDP: $1,462 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 3 Mbps
  • Best wireless: MobiLink
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tip amounting to 10% of your total bill is necessary, some would appreciate if their customers were more generous than that.
  • Apartment listings: OLX
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Careem
  • Best short-haul air carrier: PAK
  • Best intl air carrier: PAK
  • Monthly costs for expat: $380
  • Monthly costs for family: $650
  • Monthly costs for local: $190
  • Meal: $0.3
  • Small Cola: $0.2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $2.5
  • Coffee: $1.1


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