Arifwala is a small town. It is in the south east of Lahore nearly 210 Km. In the south River Sutluj about 33 Km .In the North Sahiwal is 45 Km away. This area is called Neely Bar also. It is situated between Sutluj and Biayas.It is Tehsil Head quarter consisting 30 Union Councils. About 75% population live in villages and only 25% live in municipal urban area. Main occupation is agriculture Total population of Tehsil Arifwala is about 600,000.
Tehsil Arifwala is surrounded by 255 Villages
Total Area of Tehsil Arifwala is 295146 Acres
Area City Arifwala
Residential Area 457 Acc = 1.14 sq kilometer
Agriculture Area 1274 = 3.18 sq kilometer
Height from Sea level is 420 feet
In nineteenth century Arifwala was only a village named as chak No. 61/EB. Later, it was called Arifwala because of a landlord named "Arif" having Agriculture land in this village. In 1908, the Deputy Governor "Hurbert" founded new city of Arifwala. In 1987, Arifwala was raised to the status of sub-division and in 1995 it was attached to Pakpattan district.
The climate of the district is hot and dry. The summer season starts from April and continues till October. May, June and July are the hottest months. The mean maximum and minimum temperature of these months are about 42 and 28 degree centigrade respectively .