Cantonments in Pakistan

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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

#RegionCantonmentClassForceProvince
1KarachiCliftonIArmySindh
2KarachiFaisalIAir ForceSindh
3KarachiHyderabadIArmySindh
4KarachiKarachiIINavySindh
5KarachiKorangi CreekIIIAir ForceSindh
6KarachiMalirIIArmySindh
7KarachiManoraIIINavySindh
8KarachiPano AqilIIIArmySindh
9LahoreGujranwalaIArmyPunjab
10LahoreJhelumIIIArmyPunjab
11LahoreKharianIIIArmyPunjab
12LahoreLahoreIArmyPunjab
13LahoreManglaIIIArmyPunjab
14LahoreSialkotIIArmyPunjab
15LahoreWaltonIArmyPunjab
16MultanBahawalpurIIArmyPunjab
17MultanMultanIIArmyPunjab
18MultanOkaraIIIArmyPunjab
19MultanSargodhaIAir ForcePunjab
20MultanShorkotIIIAir ForcePunjab
21PeshawarBannuIIIArmyKP
22PeshawarCheratIIIArmyKP
23PeshawarDera Ismail KhanIIIArmyKP
24PeshawarKohatIIIArmyKP
25PeshawarMardanIIIArmyKP
26PeshawarNowsheraIIArmyKP
27PeshawarPeshawarIArmyKP
28PeshawarRisalpurIIIAir ForceKP
29PeshawarSwatIIIArmyKP
30QuettaLoralaiIIIArmyBalochistan
31QuettaOrmaraIIINavyBalochistan
32QuettaQuettaIArmyBalochistan
33QuettaZhobIIIArmyBalochistan
34RawalpindiAbbottabadIIArmyKP
35RawalpindiAttockIIIArmyPunjab
36RawalpindiChaklalaIArmyPunjab
37RawalpindiHavelianIIIHeavy IndustriesKP
38RawalpindiKamraIIArmyPunjab
39RawalpindiMurree GaliesIIIAir ForceKP
40RawalpindiMurree HillsIIIArmyPunjab
41RawalpindiRawalpindiIArmyPunjab
42RawalpindiSanjwalIIIHeavy IndustriesPunjab
43RawalpindiTaxilaIIIHeavy IndustriesPunjab
44RawalpindiWahIHeavy IndustriesPunjab


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