Festivals & Tourism

Sialkot | Sports Industry | The City of Allama Iqbal

Sialkot is a city located in the northeast of Punjab province in Pakistan. It is the 13th largest city in the country and has a population of around 700,000 people.

Sialkot is known for its rich history and cultural heritage. It has historical significance as it was a major center of trade and commerce during the Mughal Empire. The city was also a significant location during the independence movement of Pakistan.

The city is famous for its sports manufacturing industry, particularly for producing sports goods such as footballs, cricket equipment, and surgical instruments. Sialkot is considered as the world’s largest producer of hand-stitched footballs, supplying them to major international tournaments.


Sialkot also has a thriving leather industry, producing high-quality leather products such as shoes, jackets, and bags. The city is also known for its textile industry, producing various textiles and garments.

In terms of tourism, Sialkot has several attractions including historical landmarks such as Sialkot Fort, Clock Tower, Allama Iqbal Library, and many beautiful parks. The city is also famous for its cuisine, known for its traditional dishes such as ‘Sialkoti Biryani’ and ‘Kheen’.

Overall, Sialkot is a city with a rich cultural heritage, a strong sports manufacturing industry, and a growing economy.

Zafreen Gohar

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