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Dera Ghazi Khan abbreviated as D. G. Khan, is a city in Pakistan's Punjab province, a very central city, at the junction of all four provinces of Pakistan. The city is the capital of Dera Ghazi Khan district, and also gives its name to the Dera Ghazi Khan Division, which consists of the Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh and Layyah districts. Many people speak Saraiki, Balochi and some people speak Urdu.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Dera Ghazi Khan International Airport is about 15 km from the city. Pakistan's flag carrier PIA operates here directly from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Quetta, Bahawalpur, Dubai and Jeddah. Shaheen Air and Air Indus also operate here from Karachi.

By trainEdit

Khushhal Khan Khattak Express, a daily express train service between Karachi and Peshawar briefly stop at Dera Ghazi Khan Cantt.

By roadEdit

The city is well connected with whole country by road. Daewoo, Faisal Movers, Baloch, Ghazi and Adil Shah are the buses which connect Dera Ghazi Khan to other major cities.

Get aroundEdit

By auto-rickshawEdit

Auto-rickshaws / tuk-tuks are open rickshaws with (narrow) rear-facing seats, or with two seats facing forward and two backward. They are handy for moving around in the Inner City, since it's easier to see where you're going. Try to find a rickshaw with a well-padded seat, otherwise you will come out bruised and aching.


  • 1 Fort Munro, Quetta Road. A beautiful hill station, at a height of 6,470 ft (1,970 m) above sea level, around 80 km west from Dera Ghazi Khan city, is a cool resort in summers for the people living in the southern part of Punjab. This hill station is part of the Sulaiman Mountain range, attracts many visitors for short stays during the season of summer to enjoy mild and pleasant weather for a day or two.    
  • 2 Tomb of Hazrat Sakhi Sarwar, Village Muqam (35 kilometres from Dera Ghazi Khan city). Tomb of Hazrat Sakhi Sarwar Syed Ahmed Sultan, built in the 13th century in a unique style of Mughal architecture. Thousands of people from all over the subcontinent come here for the birth celebrations of Sakhi Sarwar in March every year.
  • 3 Dera Ghazi Khan Zoo.
  • Tomb of ghazi khan.
  • Ghazi Park



  • Rani Bazar
  • Sadar Bazar
  • Model Bazar


There are many places to eat:

  • Al Maida
  • Hot and Spicy
  • Big John's
  • Kashif Fried Chicken



  • Shalimar Hotel.
  • Ajwa Hotel
  • Pakeeza Hotel
  • indus Hotel
  • Airport Hotel


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