Location in Pakistan

Coordinates: 31°03′45″N 72°57′15″E / 31.06250°N 72.95417°E / 31.06250; 72.95417Coordinates: 31°03′45″N 72°57′15″E / 31.06250°N 72.95417°E / 31.06250; 72.95417
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District Faisalabad
Tehsil Samundri Tehsil
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Samundri (Urdu, Punjabi: سمندری) is a city in Faisalabad District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.[1] It is the headquarters of Samundri Tehsil, a subdivision of the district.


Samundri was on a major trade route during the reign of Sher Shah Suri. The present site of Samundri city was founded in 1887 as Chak No. 533.G.B.

Later it was renamed Samundri because of three Hindu mandirs in the area. The word Seh means Three in Persian and a Mandir is Sanskrit word for a temple.

In 1887 there were three Hindu shrines in this area but now what remains of them houses the Government Primary School No 4.

Migration between India and Pakistan was continuous before independence. By the 1900s Western Punjab was predominantly Muslim and supported the Muslim League and Pakistan Movement. After the independence in August 1947, the minority Hindus and Sikhs migrated to India while the Muslim refugees from India settled in the Western Punjab and across Pakistan.[2]


Samundri is located at 31°03'45"N 72°57'15"E (31.063, 72.954), at an altitude of 168 metres (429 ft), and is 45 km from Faisalabad. It is located 66 km from Jhang. The upcoming Karachi-Lahore Motorway will pass through neighborhood of Tandlianwala known as Samundri Interchange. Km 1016 on Sumundari Tandlianwala Road. Then it will be easily accessible from Lahore and Multan. The Post Code of Samundri is 37300.


Samundri is home to a major grain, Whole Corn & Sugar market.

Anarkali Bazaar is the main commercial market of the city, and Jinnah Market is the oldest. Other markets in the city include Katchery Bazaar, Mandi Bazaar, Nehar Bazaar, Qasim Bazaar, Kashmiri Bazaar, Sunny Plaza and Chaki Bazaar.

Samundri is also known for its custom truck painting business. Samundri is also known for its sugar cane and other agriculture products.

Major Banks in Samundari:

  1. National Bank of Pakistan
  2. Bank of Punjab
  3. Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited
  4. Habib Bank Limited(2 Branches)
  5. United Bank Limited
  6. Allied Bank Limited
  7. Muslim Commercial Bank Limited(2 Branches)
  8. Bank Alfalah
  9. Soneri Bank
  10. Meezan Bank
  11. Albarka Bank Ltd.

Land Records Management & Information System, Board of Revenue, Punjab Now "Arazi Record Center" Also Established In Samundri For Computerized "Fard & Mutation" The Office Located Between "City Thana" And "National Bank"


Divisional Public School and College Samundri provides the quality education in this area. Which is the branch of D.P.S & C Faisalabad. It is situated in 26 Acres near bypass on Rajhana road samundri.Its website address is Allied schools opened a branch of their school in samundri near sharif abad tandlianwala bypass Samundri. The Spirit School also provides education.

There are two Post Graduate colleges in Samundri, one for boys and another for girls. There is a commerce college as well being run by TEVTA in a private building acquired on rent. However a new building is built for Commerce and Technical studies near Chak 465 and arch valley. Classes will be starting soon.

There are four Govt. high schools in total; two for boys [Govt. High School No.1, Govt. High School No.2] and two for girls [Govt. High School No.1, Govt. High School No.2]Govt High School 479 GB and a number of private schools.

The Al-Karemia Educational Welfare Society (Regd.) established the Deans Shiblee College in Samundri in 2004. The college has separate campuses for girls and boys. The Deans Shiblee College is registered with the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Faisalabad (B.I.S.E. Faisalabad) and the Directorate of Education (Colleges), Faisalabad for its F.A., F.Sc., I.C.S. and I.Com. programmes, and affiliated with the University of the Punjab, Lahore for its B.Com., B.A. IT, B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Com., M.A. Economics and M.A. Physical Education programmes.

The Punjab Group Of Colleges started classes in 2012 having programs of F.A, F.Sc, I.Cs, I.Com, B.Sc, B.A and B.Com. Samundri Campus of The Punjab Group Of Colleges is situated on Samundri-Faisalabad Road Near Teen Pulian Stop. The establishment of the Virtual University Campus (IEMS) in Samundri allows students to study for various HEC approved and recognized degrees, including BBA, MBA, MCS, MIT, BSCS, BSIT, B.Com, B.Sc.


Urdu Being national language is understood by all and spoken by majority.

Punjabi Native Language.


There are about ten public and private hospitals in samundri but good child specialists and cardiologists are not available.


Following sports are famous in the area.

  1. Kabaddi - Most of Pakistan's Kabaddi Team players belong to Samundari (Sajjad Gujjar, Akmal Dogar played for National Team in Kabbadi World Cup 2014 - 2016)
  2. Football - Eleven Brother's football club produce some finest footballer's during 1990 - 2000 (Adeeb Iqbal Played for Pakistan National Team in 1990 - 2000)
  3. Cricket - Jinnah Cricket Club & Zahid Memorial Cricket Clubs are archrivals since 1990. Both teams produce finest players & provided healthy competition where ever they played against each other.

City landmarks

Clock Tower & Al-Maxy Center & Khaleeq Sons Petrol Station


Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Samundri.
  1. Towns & Unions in the City District of Faisalabad - Government of Pakistan
  2. Dube, I. &. S. (2009). From ancient to modern: Religion, power, and community in India hardcover. Oxford University Press.
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