Khairpur District

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Khairpur District
ضلعو خیرپور
District
Skyline of Khairpur District
Coordinates: 27°32′N 68°46′E / 27.533°N 68.767°E / 27.533; 68.767Coordinates: 27°32′N 68°46′E / 27.533°N 68.767°E / 27.533; 68.767
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
Division Sukkur
Established 1546
Headquarters Khairpur
Area
 • Total 15,910 km2 (6,140 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 2,404,334
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 8

Khairpur District is a third largest in terms of area and 5th most populous district of the Sindh province of Pakistan. The district has an area of 15,910 km2 and is headquartered at the city of Khairpur. It has 8 talukas, 89 union councils and 15 towns, with a total population of 2.4 million as of 2017. Its best known cities are Khairpur, Gambat, Ranipur, Thari Mirwah, Karoondi, Kot Diji and Sobhodero.

It is located in between middle and northern Sindh and is bounded on the north by Shikarpur and Sukkur, on the east by India, on the south by Sanghar and Nawabshah and on the west by Larkana, Naushahro Feroz and the Indus River.

Demographics

According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 2.4 million, of which 32.3% was urban.

Following are the demographic indicators of the district:

People from Khairpur District

References

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 
  2. ^ PCO 2000, p. 26.

Sources

  • Basti, Malik Peeran Ditta daisi. "populated places of Alipur Tehsil". Local. ciclone. Retrieved 24 November 2011. [permanent dead link]
  • 1998 District census report of Khairpur. Census publication. 86. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. 

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