Faisalabad is the city of Pakistan’s greatest musician ‘Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’. It was once called the biggest village of Asia because of its rural culture, but day by day it is becoming more urbanized. It is now the third largest city of Pakistan after Karachi and Lahore.
It is situated in the North Eastern Part of Pakistan in the province of Punjab 120 km west of Lahore. It is situated 360 km south of the capital Islamabad. The district lies from 30-35 to 31-47 north Latitudes and 72-73 to 73-40 east longitudes and covers an area of 5,856 Square kilometers.
Gujranwala And Sheikhupura districts bound it in the north. In the East by Sheikhupura district. In the south by the river Ravi, across which lies Okara and Sahiwal, and Toba Tek Singh districts and Jhang by the west.
The city is an important road and railway junction and linked to m-2 motorway (Islamabad-Lahore motorway) with m-3 motorway section (Pindi-Bhattian-Faisalabad motorway).