Karachi Division

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Karachi Division
کراچی ڈویژن
Division
Location of Karachi Division
Coordinates: 24°51′N 67°0′E / 24.850°N 67.000°E / 24.850; 67.000
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Established 2011
Districts 6
Government
 • Type Metropolitan City
 • City Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed
 • Municipal Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Postal code 74XXX - 75XXX
Dialling code 021

Karachi Division (Urdu: کراچی ڈویژن ‎) is an administrative division of the Sindh Province of Pakistan.

The Karachi Division was abolished in 2000 and five districts of Karachi were merged in City District Karachi. The City District Karachi was divided in 18 Towns and 178 union councils.[1]

On 11 July 2011 Sindh Government restored again 5 districts of Karachi division.[2]

in November 2013, a new district (6th), Korangi was formed by splitting District Karachi East.[3] [4]

Administration[edit]

Division Districts Towns
Karachi
South Lyari Town
Saddar Town
East Jamshed Town
Gulshan Town
West Baldia Town
Kiamari Town
Orangi Town
S.I.T.E. Town
Central Gulberg Town
Liaquatabad Town
New Karachi Town
North Nazimabad Town
Malir Malir Town
Bin Qasim Town
Gadap Town
Korangi Korangi Town
Landhi Town
Shah Faisal Town


Korangi is also announce as sixth District of Karachi comprise Korangi, Shah Faisal Colony, Landhi, and Model Colony areas. Previously, Korangi was a part of district East. [5]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 24°54′21″N 67°04′50″E / 24.9059°N 67.0805°E / 24.9059; 67.0805