Azam Basti

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Azam Basti (Urdu: اعظم بستی ‎) is one of the neighbourhoods of Jamshed Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1]

There are several ethnic groups in Azam Basti including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis, etc. Over 90% of the population is Muslim. The population of Jamshed Town is estimated to be nearly one million.

Azam Basti contains a vibrant Christian population represented by the Catholic parish of St Paul.[2]


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Coordinates: 24°51′N 67°04′E / 24.850°N 67.067°E / 24.850; 67.067