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Muridke is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°27′N 73°30′E / 31.45°N 73.50°E / 31.45; 73.50
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Elevation 205 m (673 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Muridke is a major commercial city near the city of Lahore, Pakistan, it is located at 31°45'35N 73°50'16E and has an elevation of 205m (675ft)[1] and is situated on the famous Grand Trunk Road and at the crossroads to Sheikhupura, Gujranwala and Narang Mandi/ Narowal. The economic and social life of the city, which has three police stations and a rail station, mainly depends on Lahore.

In 2005 Muridke became the headquarters of the newly created Muridke Tehsil of Sheikhupura District.

The main offices of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba and Markaz Ad-Dawa-wal-Irshad groups are located in Muridke, and in November 1999 three bombs exploded during a gathering of members, killing one and injuring 26 others.[2]



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