river Chenab forms the Northern and North-Western boundary of the
district. On the North-West touches Mandi Bahauddin, on the South
lies Sheikhupura, on the West Sargodha and Jhang districts and on
the East Gujranwala district. The district Hafizabad has a total
area of 2,367 square kilometres and comprises two tehsils namely
Hafizabad and Pindi Bhattian.
of the district is hot and dry during the summer and moderately
cold in the winter. Owing to the proximity of the hills there is
more rainfall in the East than the Western part of the district.
May and June are the hottest months with temperature rising up to
48ºC. Monsoon starts usually from the midst of July and continues
till September. The soil is alluvial and fertile. It is a flat strip
of land running roughly East to West.
district was taken over by PRSP on 8th of Jun, 2005. There are
31 Basic Health Units and 12 ZCDs.