Gujrat – Land of Greece
People of Gujrat are called as “Gujratis”. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan named this region as "Khita-e-Younan" because of high number of educational institutes and high literacy rate in Gujrat. Gujrat is located between two famous rivers, Jhelum River and Chenab River. Total population of Gujrat is more than 0.3 million.
There are many colleges and Institutes in Gujrat including a University, University of Gujrat.
Gujrat – Land of Skilled Persons
Gujrat is famous for its craftwork and cottage industries of various types like Pottery and Ceramic Goods, Furniture and Furnishers, Electrical Goods, Flower Pots, Artistic Handicrafts, Changairian, Hand Made Woolen Shawls, Hand Made Woven Jerseys, Sweaters and Overalls.
Jewelry and Ornaments made in Gujrat are very much attractive and popular among females.
Ironsmith, Goldsmith, Carpenters and Masons are very much expert in their respective fields. These professions are taken as family professions by some castes.
Gujrat – Land of Farms
Farmers of Gujrat are very hardworking. Lands of Gujrat are very fertile and mostly comprises upon plain cultivated fields. High quality Rice, Wheat, Sugarcane, Vegetables and Tobacco are main products of Gujrat. Basmati Rice of Gujrat is very popular in Pakistan and in European Markets due to its unique fragrance. Rice is a major agricultural product of Gujrat for export. There are too many Crop Farms, Dairy Farms, Sheep Farms, Sheep Farms, Poultry Farms, Other Live Stock Forms and Orchard in Gujrat which is producing enough grains, poultry, milk, vegetables, fruit and wood for not only people of Gujrat but for others too.
Gujrat – Land of Industries
Gujrat has now become an Industrial City. There are number of Furniture and Fan Indusries in Gujrat. Servis Industries Gujrat is one of the two largest shoe manufacturing companies of Pakistan. There are about 1,100 cottage-level and small, medium & large scale industrial units operating in the district. Fans, Motors, Motor Bikes, Washing Machines, Air Conditioners, Furniture Items and Ceramic Goods are being produced on mass production level in Gujrat and these products are also being exported to other countries.
Gujrat – Land of Arts
Many legends of Arts are born in Gujrat; Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Alam Lohar, Arif Lohar, Anwar Masood, Javed Chaudhary, Sharif Kunjahi….
Gujrat – Land of Politics
Gujrat has always played a key role in national politics. Many famous politicians of Pakistan belongs to Gujrat; Chaudhary Zahoor Ellahi, Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain, Chaudhary Pervez Ellahi, Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Nawabzada Ghazanfar Gul…
Gujrat – Land of Foreign Settled Persons
Hundreds of thousands Gujratis are settled in foreign countries; England, France, Australia, USA, Greece, Spain, Canada, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar…
There is an elevated trend of people of Gujrat to go, settle and do some business in foreign countries. These people are helping Pakistan in many ways; earning revenue for Pakistan, eliminating unemployment from Pakistan, increasing living standard of people of Pakistan.