Darya Khan

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درياخان
City
Darya Khan
درياخان is located in Pakistan
درياخان
درياخان
Coordinates: 31°47′12″N 71°06′26″E / 31.78667°N 71.10722°E / 31.78667; 71.10722Coordinates: 31°47′12″N 71°06′26″E / 31.78667°N 71.10722°E / 31.78667; 71.10722
Pakistan  Pakistan
Province Punjab
Elevation 1,487 m (4,879 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
30110 30100
Number of Union councils 2
Website http://www.bhakkar.com.pk

Darya Khan (Urdu: درياخان‎), is a town in Bhakkar District in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. The town is the headquarters of Darya Khan Tehsil.[1] The town of Darya Khan is itself subdivided into two Union councils.[1] During British rule the railway station at Darya Khan was built as part of the North-Western Railway route.[2] Darya Khan has a boy's secondary school built in 1928 by Englishmen and a college at the middle of the town. It is situated to the left of the great Indus River. The famous school in this town is Oxford public high school.

Languages[edit]

Thalochi and Shapuri dialects of Punjabi is the main languages of people. Urdu are also spoken by majority of people In Darya Khan.

Demography[edit]

Darya Khan is now a Tehsil of District Bhakkar, with population of more than one hundred thousand.

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