Sharif Kunjahi, Famous Punjabi Poet
Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, a recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider (Pakistan's highest Military award) during the India-Pakistan war of 1965 belongs to Laadhian, a village in Gujrat.
Major Muhammad Akram Shaheed, a recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider (Pakistan's highest Military award) during the India-Pakistan war of 1971 belongs to Dinga, a city in Gujrat.
Major Shabir Sharif was another recipient of the Nishan-e-Haider belongs to a near by village of gujrat namely kunjah.
Inayat Hussain Bhatti, (1928-1999) a multidimensional icon of Pakistan. His body of work includes contributions as a singer, actor, producer, director, script writer, social worker, columnist, religious scholar and a protagonist of the development of Punjabi language and literature.
Fazal Elahi Chaudhry, former President of Pakistan.
Ch Ahmad Mukhtar, Present Defence Minister Of Pakistan.
Ch Shujat Hussain, Ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan, Ex-head of PML-(Q).
Ch Pervez Ilahi, Ex-Chief Minister of Punjab.
Ch. Aitzaz Ahsan, Ex-President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan
Nawab Sir Fazal Ali, Founder of Zamindara College.
Sabiha Khanum, a famous Film Actress of 1970s, wife of famous actor Musa Raza (Santosh Kumar).
The city has moderate climate. During the peak of summer, the daytime temperature shoots up to 45°C, but the hot spells are relatively short due to the proximity of the Azad KashmirMountains. During the winter, the minimum temperature may fall below 2°C. The average rainfall at Gujrat is 67 cm.
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan named the region "Khita-e-Younan", or "Territory resembling ancient Greece", referring to the high number of educational institutes present in the area. The following universities and colleges are located in Gujrat:
University of Gujrat
Govt. Zaminadar Degree College (for men)
Govt. Fatima Jinnah Degree College (for women)
Govt. College For Girls
Swedish Pakistani Institute of Technology
Nawaz Sharif Medical College, at University of Gujrat
Gujrat Group of Colleges
Chenab Group Of Colleges
Govt. Girls College, Railway Road,
Govt. Degree College for men, G.T.Road,
Jamia Islamia Le-Binat-Ul-Islam ( Religious )
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