Marot

Synonyms:
Maroth, מָרוֹת
Marot (Wikipedia)
Marot

مروٹ
City
Fort Marot
Fort Marot
Location of Marot (in red) in Punjab, Pakistan and (inset) Punjab in Pakistan
Location of Marot (in red) in Punjab, Pakistan and (inset) Punjab in Pakistan
Marot is located in Pakistan
Marot
Marot
Location of Marot (in red) in Punjab, Pakistan and (inset) Punjab in Pakistan
Coordinates: 28°31′N 71°30′E / 28.51°N 71.50°E / 28.51; 71.50Coordinates: 28°31′N 71°30′E / 28.51°N 71.50°E / 28.51; 71.50
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictBahawalnagar
TehsilFort Abbas
Population
 • Total280,000
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Postal code
62000
Dialling code063
Number of Union councils4
Marot Cantonment is a legally separate military-administered settlement.

Marot (Urdu: مروٹ‎) is a city district in Bahawalnagar District in the Province of Punjab, Pakistan. This city is situated at the border of India and Pakistan. This city is situated 50 km from Fortabbas, 160 km from Bahawalnagar and 100 km from Bahawalpur. The population of the city is estimated 20,000, with some 280,000 in the entire district. It contains some notable forts such as Marot Fort, Jaamgarh, Mojgarh and Meergarh.

Mostly people are farmers in the area and the major crops are wheat, cotton, mustard and sugar cane.

The spoken languages are Punjabi And Urdu.

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