Map of Balochistan with Nasirabad District highlighted
|Capital||[Dera Murad Jamali (TempalDera]|
|• Deputy Commissioner||[Syed Faisal Ahmed]|
|• Assistant Commissioner||[Jabbar Baloch]|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
Nasirabad (Balochi: نصیر آباد) is a district in the centre-west of Balochistan, Pakistan. Nasirabad's headquarters are at Dera Murad Jamali. Its original name was Temple Dera, named after Captain H. M. Temple, a career British civil servant, who served as the Political Agent for Sibi from 1891 to 1892. Among the local population it is still known as 'Tipul', a corruption of the word 'temple'.
The district was notified in 1974. For three years, from July 1987 to December 1990, it was known as Tamboo district. Tamboo is a small village 40 km west of Dera Murad Jamali.
The district has two sub-divisions, D.M. Jamali and Chatta
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The population of Nasirabad district is estimated to be over 350,000 in 2005. Over 99% of the people of the area are Muslims.