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Faisalabad

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Faisalabad, Faisalābād District, Punjab, 38000, Pakistan (31.42206 73.09233)

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Name: Faisalabad topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 31.26206 72.93233 31.58206 73.25233
Minimum elevation: 167 m
Maximum elevation: 219 m
Average elevation: 182 m

Faisalabad

The soil consists of young stratified silt loam or very fine sand loam which makes the subsoil weak in structure with common kankers at only five feet. The course of the rivers within Faisalabad are winding and often subject to frequent alternations. In the rainy season, the currents are very strong. This leads to high floods in certain areas which do last for a number of days. The Rakh and Gogera canals have encouraged the water levels in the district however the belt on the Ravi River has remained narrow. The river bed does include the river channels which have shifted the sand bars and low sandy levees leading to river erosion. Faisalabad is situated at the centre of the lower Rechna Doab, the area is located between the Chenab and Ravi rivers. There is a mild slope from the northeast to the southwest with an average fall of 0.2–0.3 metres per kilometre (1.1–1.6 feet per mile). The city is situated at an elevation of about 183 metres (600 ft). The topography is marked by valleys, local depression and high ground.

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