Also found in: Wikipedia.
Gujrat(go͝ojərät`), city (1998 pop. 250,121), NE Pakistan. It is near the Chenab River and on a major road between Peshawar and Lahore. Gujrat is noted for its furniture, brassware, pottery, and cotton goods. Boots, carpets, and electric fans are also produced. Standing on the site of a fort built by the Mughal emperor AkbarAkbar
, 1542–1605, Mughal emperor of India (1556–1605); son of Humayun, grandson of Babur. He succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who rendered loyal service in expanding and consolidating the Mughal domains before he was summarily dismissed (1560) by
..... Click the link for more information. in 1580, Gujrat was the location of the final battle between the British and the Sikhs in 1849, leading to British annexation of the region. The grave of Shah Daula, a Sufi mystic, is a noted Muslim shrine. The town has two colleges affiliated with Punjab Univ.
a city in Pakistan, in Punjab Province. Population, 59,600 (1961). There is a railroad station. The city produces furniture, cotton, wool, refined sugar, and electrical appliances. It is also known for its various handicraft industries, particularly the production of glazed pottery.