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Postal Code of Jhelum is: 49600
(Jhelum GPO Punjab - Pakistan)
Jhelum or Jehlum (Urdu, Punjabi: جہلم) is a city in northern Punjab Province, Jhelum District, Pakistan. Jhelum lies on the right bank of the Jhelum River. The 16th-century Grand Trunk Road passes through the city. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan the population of Jhelum was 293,000.The name of the city is derived from the words Jal (pure water) and Ham (snow), as the river that flows through the river originates in the Himalayas. There are numbers of industry in and around Jhelum city. Major industries include a tobacco factory, wood, marbel, glass and flour mills.