Mangla was declared as a Cantonment in the year 1968 and its boundaries were declared vide per Govt of Pakistan MoD Notification No.127/1/I/G/SO(C)/ML&C/68/2202-D-5, dated 04.10.1968. Mangla Cantonment is predominantly inhabited by Army, housing the 1 Corps Headquarters and 19 Div Headquarters.
Bazar Area (measuring 13.1814 Acres) was notified vide Govt of Pakistan, Min of Def (ML&C Deptt) Rawalpindi letter No. 118/44/TP/ML&C/02 dated 23.07.2015.
|A-1||1496.64||Units, Barracks, Lines, CMH, MES Office, BOQs, MOQs, OR lines, JCO Lines, Officer Colonies etc.||Land in the active occupation of the Army|
|A-2||-----||Open Land||Vacant Military Land for specific purpose.|
|B-1||177.82||Post Office, PO Colony, T&T Communication Building & Railway Administration.||Land which is occupied or used by the federal government except Ministry of Defence|
|B-2||190.35||Provincial Govt land.||Land which is occupied or used by the provincial government.|
|B-3||6.84||Land leased out to private persons||Leased land which is held by any private person|
|B-4||256.10||Land ,which is not included in any class||Vacant land which has not leased out to any one|
|C||72.73||Roads, Public Parks, Quarters,Graveyard, Drains and Nullahs etc||Land which is vested in the Board|
|Population (as per 2017 Cencus)||16,334|
|Bazar Area||13.1814 (Acres)|
|Fountains / Waterfall||07 / 08|
|Cantt Board Roads||06|
|Provisional Highway Roads||04|