Faisalabad in the past known as Lyallpur, is the third-most-crowded city in Pakistan, and the second-biggest in the eastern territory of Punjab. Generally one of the main arranged urban communities inside British India, it has since a long time ago formed into a cosmopolitan city. Faisalabad was rebuilt into city region status; a devolution proclaimed by the 2001 nearby government statute (LGO). The all out region of Faisalabad District is 5,856 km2 (2,261 sq mi) while the territory constrained by the Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) is 1,280 km2 (490 sq mi). Faisalabad has developed to turn into a significant modern and circulation focus in light of its focal area in the locale and interfacing streets, rails, and air transportation. It has been alluded to as the “Manchester of Pakistan”. Faisalabad contributes more than 20 percent of Punjab’s GDP, and has a normal yearly GDP of $20.5 billion. Agriculture and industry remain its hallmark.
The encompassing open country, watered by the lower Chenab River, produces cotton, wheat, sugarcane, maize, vegetables and natural products. The city is a mechanical focus with significant railroad fix yards, designing works, and factories that procedure sugar, flour, and oil seed. Faisalabad is a significant maker of superphosphates, cotton and silk materials, hosiery, colors, modern synthetic substances, drinks, dress, mash and paper, printing, agrarian gear, and ghee (explained spread). The Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry screens modern movement in the city and reports their discoveries to the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and commonplace government. The city has a significant dry port and worldwide air terminal.
Faisalabad is home to the University of Agriculture, Government College University just as the Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Beaconhouse School System, Divisional Public School Faisalabad and National Textile University. The city has its own cricket crew, Faisalabad Wolves, which is based at the Iqbal Stadium. There are a few different games groups that contend globally, including hockey and snooker just as other games.