Matiari District

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Matiari District
ضِلعو مٽیاري
District
Map of Sindh with Matiari District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Matiari District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Established 2005
Headquarters Matiari
Area
 • Total 1,417 km2 (547 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 615,320
 • Density 363.68/km2 (941.9/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 3
Website http://www.matiari.gos.pk/

Matiari District (Sindhi:ضِلعو مٽیاري), is located in Sindh, Pakistan. The city of Matiari is the capital.

Subdivisions[edit]

The district is administratively subdivided into three talukhas:[1]

History[edit]

The district was created in 2005 out of Hyderabad District.[2] Muhammad Usman Chachar was the first District Coordination Officer (D.C.O), serving for three years. Syed Muhammad Ali Shah Jamot was the first "Nazim" (Mayor) of the district.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 25°36′00″N 68°26′24″E / 25.60000°N 68.44000°E / 25.60000; 68.44000