Lahore with 7.092 million inhabitants, according to Karachi ‘s second largest city of Pakistan (in 2010). It lies on the banks of the River Ravi , only a few kilometers from the border with India removed. As the capital of the province of Punjab is Pakistan’s industrial and cultural center of Northeast.
Since 11 Century is one of the intellectual centers of Lahore Islam on the Indian subcontinent . The town has several mosques of the Mughal period , including the Badshahi Mosque and the Pearl Mosque (Moti Masjid) of the 17th Century, and the ornate Shalimar garden of 1637. Lahore was 1585-1598, the magnificent capital of the Mughal Empire, the former European symbol of immense wealth and unlimited power. Akbar in the 16th Century, the founder of Mughal splendor in the city of Lahore and was one of the centers of Islamic culture of the subcontinent. From 1799 until its conquest by British troops in 1848 Lahore was the capital of the empire of the Sikhs . Today it is one of the seats in 1882, founded the University of the Punjab .
India and Pakistan have peace talks with the establishment of a new bus service between Lahore and Amritsar in India agreed. In January 2006, the bus was taken. 2009 it was on 3 March to a stop on the Sri Lankan cricket team . Armed men fired in Lahore with rocket launchers and machine guns on the bus the team – at least seven people died, including six players and a coach were injured.