Chakiwara

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Chakiwara (Urdu: چاکیواڑا ‎) is one of the neighbourhoods of Lyari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The area gets its name from the Chakee, a community of Gujarati Muslims.[1]

Chakiwara derives its name as the district is home mainly to the Chakee, and other Gujarati Muslims such as the Ghanchi, Chhipa and Memon. There are also small groups of Muhajirs, Pakhtuns, and Balochis. Over 99% of the population is Muslim. The population of Lyari town is estimated to be nearly one million.

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Coordinates: 24°52′N 67°00′E / 24.867°N 67.000°E / 24.867; 67.000