Chiniot comprising two words, 'Chan' and 'Ote', translates as 'Behind the moon without light'. It is a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Chiniot is tehsil headquarters of Jhang District in the former Faisalabad Division. It is located on left bank of the Chenab River on the Sargodha to Faisalabad road. The population of Chiniot is estimated to be 1.5 million. Chiniot is located at Latitude: 31.7200 and Longitude: 72.9789.
Chiniot is on the bank of River Chenab, and is famous for its furniture industry, which it also exports. Its labour force is specially skilled in woodwork.