Dera Bugti

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Dera Bugti
ڈیرہ بگٹی
Dera Bugti is located in Pakistan
Dera Bugti
Dera Bugti
Coordinates: 29°12′N 69°54′E / 29.2°N 69.9°E / 29.2; 69.9
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan
District Dera Bugti
Elevation 451 m (1,480 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 0835

Dera Bugti (Balochi: ڈیرہ بگٹی) is a town in Dera Bugti District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It was the hometown of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti. Most of the inhabitants of Dera Bugti belong to the Bugti family. It is not far from the Punjab state.

Etymology[edit]

The word Dera means abode or settlement in Balochi languages. Dera Bugti thus means the settlement or city of Bugti tribe. Many cities in South Asia have Dera as a pre-fix such as Dera Ismail Khan and Dera Ghazi Khan.

Administration[edit]

The town of Dera Bugti serves as the headquarters of the district and tehsil of the same name. The town of Dera Bugti itself functions as a Union council.[1] Dera Bugti is homeland of all Bugti tribes. In this District, four natural gas fields are working and the gas is being provided all parts of Pakistan, But most areas of this district are still deprived from gas, are Sui Gas Field which is managed by PPL, Pir Koh Gas Field, Loti Gas Field and Uoch Gas Field managed by OGDCL.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 29°02′N 69°09′E / 29.033°N 69.150°E / 29.033; 69.150