Taxila is a very famous historical town about which we have often read in our history books. It is located in the Rawalpindi District. As most of us have already a lot about it, the city of Taxila is famous for its archaeological discoveries and thus has been labelled by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It was also named the top tourist destination in Pakistan by the English newspaper, The Guardian in 2006.
The area has a population of 677, 951 inhabitants as per the population consensus survey of 2015. Majority of the population consists of Punjabis with Urdu and Punjabi being the dominant languages spoken in the area. The region experiences a humid subtropical climate with occasional rainfall throughout the year, most of it coming in the monsoon moths of July and august.
Apart from its importance as an archaeological site, Taxila is also home to many educational institutes which includes HITEC University and University of Engineering and Technology’s (UET) Taxila campus. It also has the very famous “Heavy Industry Taxila” which is a major Pakistani conglomerate producing defence and engineering products. Cottage industries of foot ware and stoneware are also present in the area. This huge level of economic activity has led to number of banks opening up in the city, here is a list of them:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|Habib Bank Limited||0214||Faisal Shaheed Road, Taxila||051-4537413||Yes|
|Askari Bank Limited||247||Aamir Plaza, GT Road, Taxila||051-4545103||Yes|
|National Bank of Pakistan||1542||Heavy Industries Branch, Taxila||051-9314339||Yes|
|United Bank Limited||790||Faisal Shaheed Road, Taxila||051-9314277||No|
|Muslim Commercial Bank||0611||Usman Building, GT Road, Taxila||051-4537309||Yes|
This is the list of banks present in the Taxila. Moreover, western union services are also easily available in Taxila.
If you’re from Taxila & can share more information like of any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please leave a comment so others can also benefit from it.