Difference between revisions of "Mirpur"
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Mirpur is a city in Pakistan.
As a high percentage of the Pakistanis who emigrated to the UK originated from Mirpur, the city is often referred to as ‘Little England’ and many British products are available in the city. As a result of the connection with the UK, the city has a high standard of living and is known for its grand buildings and large bungalows.
The nearest airport is the Islamabad International Airport, which is approx 80 Miles (130Km) by road from Mirpur city.
Buses to Mirpur are available from different parts of the country and also Islamabad Airport.
You can get to Mirpur by car by travelling 5000 miles west up north.
Mirpur has the busiest bus network in Azad Kashmir, running from early hours of the morning to late night. Daily routes includs Bhimber District, Dina, Gujrat, Jhelum, Kharian & Kotli District.
By auto rickshaw
Auto Rickshaws are very popular mode of transport for routes within the city. Many of the new rickshaws in the city use Compressed natural gas (CNG).
Also by car hire.
Mirpur University of Science and Technology.
Mirpur is also known as the shopping capital of Azad Kashmir, Mirpur has a large and diverse shopping area, centred around Chowk Shaheeda & Mian Mohammed Road. There are many stores, plazas, shopping malls & markets in these thoroughfares, selling everything from hand made pottery to international brands.
The under construction Nosha Shopping Centre will be one of the largest shopping centers of the city when completed
There are various guest houses, rest houses, motels and hotels at most of the tourist spots which can be booked in advance from their offices in Muzaffarabad. (Tel: 058810-32625).