The Manchester of Pakistan: (Formerly Lyallpur) This city has a population of 1,977,246 and is located in North East Pakistan. Thee city is in a cotton and wheat-growing area. It is an important transportation and commercial center, especially for grains, cloth, and ghee (clarified butter). Manufactures include textiles, pharmaceuticals, chemical fertilizer, bicycles, textile machinery, hosiery, flour, sugar, vegetable oil, and soap. The city was founded by Sir James Lyall c.1895 and named in his honor. Punjab Agricultural Univ., ... (more)