TMA Jhelum is one of
three TMAs of District Jhelum. Jhelum is the main town of the TMA.
There are 16 Union Councils in the Tehsil out of which 05 fall in
urban areas/ CO unit. According to 1998 Population and Housing
Census total population and urban population of the Tehsil is
516,942 and 129,440 respectively. The TMA has only one CO unit
(Jhelum). Deena, which has now been declared TMA recently, was one
of the CO units of the Tehsil earlier.
city is located at right bank of river Jhelum at N-5 highway
previously called G-T road (Rawalpindi – Lahore section). It has
got a distance of 165 km from Lahore and 115 km from Rawalpindi.
This is an ancient city and is a district head quarter. TMA Jhelum
comprises of city itself and Dina town (urban locality) along with
the rural area of Tehsil Jhelum.