was an administrative division of the Punjab Province
, until the reforms of 2000 abolished the third tier of government.
Multan Division was created during British Rule
in the subcontinent. The division lay between 28°25' and 33°13 N and 69°19' and 73°39 E, the Sutlej
divided it from Bahawalpur
] on the south-east, while the Indus
flowed partly through the Division and partly along its border to the west. The headquarters of the Commissioner were at Multan, or, in the hot season, at. Fort Munro. The Division was abolished in 1884, but reconstituted in 1901. According to the 1881 census of India the population of the area now included was 2,036,956, in 1891 ithad risen to 2,277,605, and in 1901 to 3,014,675. The total area was , the division was composed of the following districts:
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