Lahore is the capital of Punjab and the second largest city in the country. It is the
largest native Punjabi-populated city in the world and an important historical centre of
the country. With a rich history dating back over a millennium, Lahore is a main cultural
centre of Punjab and Pakistan. One of the most densely populated cities in the world,
Lahore remains an economic, political, transportation, entertainment, and educational
It is referred to as the "City of Gardens" due to the historic presence of gardens in and around the city dating back to the Mughal period. The other famous name of Lahore is “City of Colleges” as it has more no of educational institutions than any other Pakistani city.