Gorakh Hill

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Coordinates: 26°51′37.10″N 67°9′6.61″E / 26.8603056°N 67.1518361°E / 26.8603056; 67.1518361 Gorakh (Urdu: گورکھ‎, Sindhi: گورک ) is a Hill Station of Sindh, Pakistan.[1] It is situated at an elevation of 5,688 ft (1,734 m) in the Kirthar Mountains, 94 kilometres (58 mi) north west of Dadu city. Gorakh Hill Station is situated on one of the highest plateaus of Sindh, spread over 2,500 acres (10 km2), and due to its surroundings it attracts nature lovers. Due to its elevation, it lies in a special climatic zone, with the temperature falling below zero degrees during winter and generally staying below 20 °C even in summer, with about 120 mm of rainfall annually on average.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sind Quarterly. Mazhar Yusuf. 1996. p. 26. 
  2. ^ Sind University Research Journal: science series. Faculty of Science, University of Sind. 2008. p. 90. 
  3. ^ 1998 district census report. Population Census Organisation, Statistics Division, Govt. of Pakistan. 1999. p. xiv.