It is an historic town located at a height of 313m from sea level. The town has some very old buildings belonging to Hindu people who left them in place during the partition of 1947. A Hindu temple is still visible at the side of Salarwala Sangla Hill road just outside the main city. The chief feature and logical reason for the name of the town is a hill. The magnificent peak of this hill is visible from five miles. Three are two police stations, police station Sadar and City police station. The town also has 2 degree colleges, one for boys and one for girls.The whole city is built around the Main bazaar and the Committee bazaar which lie at the heart of the city and acts as the economic centre of the city. All the shops and Markets are situated here and it also acts as the primary source of Income.The Place has been very famous and different stories are famous about Alexander the Great visiting it and liking it. It is strange due to the presence of a lonely hill in it. This hill is strange because the land almost within 100km does not contain any hills and is a perfect plain. The city is 20km south-west of Shahkot and 35km North West of Sheikhupura.In the surrounding of Sangla Hill there are many villages, including Kotla: who has the reputation of providing a superior primary education. Historically, despite of limited resources, Kotla’s Primary School has produced some very bright students who have passed the Board Exams with the highest scores in the whole district, those students have been honored and recognized by the Punjab Board’s of Education by granting scholarships.