Raipur, Pakistan

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Raipur
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Raipur
Location of Raipur in Punjab, Pakistan
Coordinates: 30°51′11″N73°21′01″E / 30.85306°N 73.35028°E / 30.85306; 73.35028 Coordinates: 30°51′11″N73°21′01″E / 30.85306°N 73.35028°E / 30.85306; 73.35028
CountryFlag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
Province Punjab
District District jhelhum
Tehsil Sowawa
Founded byMALIK AWAN’S
Government

Raipur (Urdu : رائے پُور ), (Punjabi : رائے پور) is a village in the Sowawa Tehsil of Jhelum District in Punjab, Pakistan. It is famous as the birthplace of Nobel Laureate Har Gobind Khorana (born 1922). [1]

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Geography

The village is situated at 30°51′11″N73°21′01″E / 30.85306°N 73.35028°E / 30.85306; 73.35028 , in the Jhelum District in the Pakistani Punjab, having the average elevation of 161 metres (528 ft). [2] [3]

References

  1. Har Gobind Khorana
  2. "Raipur, Punjab, Pakistan". Falling Rain Genomics Inc. www.fallingrain.com. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  3. "Raipur, Punjab, Pakistan". www.nona.net. Retrieved 9 January 2012.