Jacobabad District

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Jacobabad District
District
Map of Sindh with Jacobabad District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Jacobabad District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Headquarters Jacobabad
Area
 • Total 2,686 km2 (1,037 sq mi)
Population (1998)
 • Total 741,910
 • Density 270.1/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 4

Jacobabad District (Sindhi: جیکب آباد), (Urdu: ضلع جیکب آباد‎) is a district of Sindh, Pakistan. According to the 1998 census it had a population of 1,425,572 of which 24.10% were urban. The city of Jacobabad is the capital of the District.

Administration[edit]

The district is administratively subdivided into the following talukas:

Demographics[edit]

Following are the demographic indicators of the district (including Kashmore Dist) as per the 1998 census of Pakistan:

Religion:
Islam: 93.30%
Hinduism: 4.56%
Christianity: 2.06%
Ahmaddiya: 0.04%
Others: 0.04%
Hindus and Christians are mainly concentrated in the urban areas

Languages:
Sindhi: 94.14%
Baluchi: 3.15%
Urdu:0.54%
Punjabi:0.53%
Pashto:0.45%
Others:1.19%

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Coordinates: 28°16′48″N 68°25′48″E / 28.28000°N 68.43000°E / 28.28000; 68.43000