Ichhra

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Ichhra
اچھرہ
Neighbourhood
Country  Pakistan
Province Punjab
City Lahore
Administrative town Samanabad
Union council 100
Government
 • Type Union Council
A view of the Ichhra Bazaar (Market) at night.
A view of the Ferozpur Road near Ichhra Bazaar.

Ichhra (Punjabi, Urdu: اچھرہ‎) is a commercial and residential area in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is predominantly a residential and commercial area.[2]

Being a very old locality, some very old buildings can be seen in Ichhra. It is noted for its Ichhra Bazaar, among the most economical markets of Lahore.[3] This market is known for its traditional and cultural dresses and other handicrafts supplied from all over Punjab, as well as its furniture selection. There is a large Christian community living in Ichhra.

There are many healthcare centers and hospitals in Ichhra.[4] Ichhra forms Union Council (UC 100), and is administered as part of Samanabad Tehsil

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samnabad Town - City Government of Lahore[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Detailed map of Ichhra, Lahore and nearby places, maplandia.com website, Retrieved 24 May 2017
  3. ^ "Ichhra Bazar, Lahore". Pakistan Markets. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  4. ^ Hospitals located in Ichhra, Lahore, Retrieved 24 May 2017

Coordinates: 31°34′0″N 74°18′58″E / 31.56667°N 74.31611°E / 31.56667; 74.31611