Taxila Cantonment was declared under Section 3 of the Cantonments Act’ 1924 (II of 1924) Cantonment and its boundaries were defined vide Gazette Notification No. SRO 584 (I) /76 dated 14-06-1976 and revised in 1986 vide Notification No. SRO(127)/1/B&G/ML&C/73/761/D–12/ML&C/86 dated 07-04-1986. The total numbers of boundary pillars of the Taxila Cantonment are 68. The approximate area of Cantonment is 3785.61 acres, however a detail survey is required to determine the exact area of Cantonment. It includes following populated villages / urban areas.

Bhir Darghai, Karamwal, Shahpur, Dhok Wajjan, Wahdat Colony, GT Road, Karam Complex, Kohsar Colony Phase I & II, Muslim Colony, Hassan Colony, Bilal Colony, Mohalla Warrian, Haidery Town, Museum Road & HIT Campus Area


        Orientation of Taxila Cantt Board limits starts from Pillar No.01 near Mohalla Warrian (Food Godown wall) near Taxila Railway Station crossed Museum near Bhir Darghai leads towards Bhir Mounds to PMO then towards village Karamwal to Margalla Hills towards GT Road near Monument, run along GT Road upto Wahdat Colony, crossing Wahdat Colony towards Kohsar Colony turning to GT Road near Royalson Hotel, from GT Road run towards Pillar No.68 near Railway Station and finally from Pillar No.68 to Pillar No.01 ends.

Total Area

3785.61 Acres

Population as per 2017 Census




Total Boundary Pillars


No of Ward


CB Taxila Bazar Areas

Bazar Area-I & Bazar Area-II