Kashmore District

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Kashmor District
District
Map of Sindh with Kashmore District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Kashmore District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Established 1 July 1970
Headquarters Kashmor
Area
 • Total 2,592 km2 (1,001 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 963,703.363[1]
 • Density 255/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 3

Kashmor District (Sindhi: ضلو ڪشمور), (Urdu: ضِلع کشمور‎), is a district of Sindh, Pakistan. The capital city is Kashmor which has a population of 963703.363.[2] In 2004 the district was separated from Jacobabad District.

Administration[edit]

Kashmor is divided into three tehsils, Tangwani, Kandhkot and Kashmor.

Agriculture[edit]

Kashmor has a large cattle market.

Geography[edit]

Kashmor district is situated in northern part of Sindh, bordering Ghotki, Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Sukkur within Sindh. It also borders Balochistan on one side and Punjab on the other. The Indus river runs through the Eastern side of Kashmor district. The southeastern side of Kashmor district has forest of (Kacha) that support wild animals. The Thar desert falls on the Eastern side of the district, and is home to wild desert animals.

Kashmor City[edit]

Main article: Kashmor

Kandhkot is the district headquarters of Kashmor, and also an old city that lies on the right side of the Indus river. Kashmor city is a gateway to Punjab Pakistan and Balochistan. The city has a population of 312,500. Also the city’s main electricity comes from the Indus river.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 28°26′00″N 69°35′06″E / 28.433357°N 69.585128°E / 28.433357; 69.585128