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Awaran District (Balochi: ضِلع آواران), is a district in the south of the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It was created as a separate district on 11 November 1992. It is considered the poorest district in the province.
- 1981 census: 110,353
- 1998 census: 118,173
- 2007 estimate: over 480,000
The district is administratively subdivided into the following 3 tehsils, which include eight union councils:
Over 98% of the people of the area are Muslims with a small Zikri minority. They belong to Sajdi, Bezinjo, Sanghur, Muhammad Hasni and Gichki tribes.
Agricultural production in the district is very limited with wheat being the principal crop. Besides wheat, barley is the other major Rabi crop. Kharif crops are fruits and pulses.
Coordinates: 26°10′N 65°30′E / 26.167°N 65.500°E