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  • Jhelum/ˈdʒeɪləm/(Urdu: جِہلم‬‎, Punjabi: جہلم‬) is a city on the correct bank of the Jhelum River, in the area of a similar name in the north of Punjab territory, Pakistan. Jhelum is known for giving a substantial number of troopers to the British Army before independence,[4] and later to the Pakistan military - because of which it is otherwise called City of Soldiers or Land of Martyrs and Warriors.[5][6]

    Jhelum is a couple of miles upstream from the site of the old Battle of the Hydaspes between the armed forces of Alexander and King Porus. A city called Bucephala was established adjacent to recognize the passing of Alexander's steed, Bucephalus. Other prominent locales adjacent incorporate the sixteenth century Rohtas Fort, the Tilla Jogian complex of antiquated sanctuaries, and the sixteenth century Grand Trunk Road which goes through the city. As indicated by the 1998 evaluation of Pakistan, the number of inhabitants in Jhelum was 145,647[7] and in 2012 its populace