Cantonments in Pakistan

Cantonments in Pakistan

The word Cantonment has been derived from French cantonnement, from cantonner ‘to quarter’.

Cantonments were established by the British Empire in Indian Subcontinent to station defence forces.

There are 44 Cantonments in Pakistan.

Cantonments are managed by Military Lands and Cantonments (ML&C) Department which is an attached department of the Ministry of Defence.

Classes of Cantonments

Class III — Population less than 50,000
Class II — Population more than 50,000 and less than 100,000
Class I — Population more than 100,000

#RegionCantonmentClassForce
1KarachiCliftonIArmy
2KarachiFaisalIAir Force
3KarachiHyderabadIArmy
4KarachiKarachiIINavy
5KarachiKorangi CreekIIIAir Force
6KarachiMalirIIArmy
7KarachiManoraIIINavy
8KarachiPano AqilIIIArmy
9LahoreGujranwalaIArmy
10LahoreJhelumIIIArmy
11LahoreKharianIIIArmy
12LahoreLahoreIArmy
13LahoreManglaIIIArmy
14LahoreSialkotIIArmy
15LahoreWaltonIArmy
16MultanBahawalpurIIArmy
17MultanMultanIIArmy
18MultanOkaraIIIArmy
19MultanSargodhaIAir Force
20MultanShorkotIIIAir Force
21PeshawarBannuIIIArmy
22PeshawarCheratIIIArmy
23PeshawarDera Ismail KhanIIIArmy
24PeshawarKohatIIIArmy
25PeshawarMardanIIIArmy
26PeshawarNowsheraIIArmy
27PeshawarPeshawarIArmy
28PeshawarRisalpurIIIAir Force
29PeshawarSwatIIIArmy
30QuettaLoralaiIIIArmy
31QuettaOrmaraIIINavy
32QuettaQuettaIArmy
33QuettaZhobIIIArmy
34RawalpindiAbbottabadIIArmy
35RawalpindiAttockIIIArmy
36RawalpindiChaklalaIArmy
37RawalpindiHavelianIIIHeavy Industries
38RawalpindiKamraIIArmy
39RawalpindiMurree GaliesIIIAir Force
40RawalpindiMurree HillsIIIArmy
41RawalpindiRawalpindiIArmy
42RawalpindiSanjwalIIIHeavy Industries
43RawalpindiTaxilaIIIHeavy Industries
44RawalpindiWahIHeavy Industries