Naushahro Feroze District

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Naushahro Feroz
District
Naushahro Feroz District نوشهرو فیروز
Map of Sindh with Naushahro Feroze District (نوشهرو فیروز) highlighted
Map of Sindh with Naushahro Feroze District (نوشهرو فیروز) highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Headquarters Naushahro Feroze
Government
 • Deputy Commissioner Mehdi Ali Shah
Area
 • Total 2,945 km2 (1,137 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,621,780
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Naushahro Firoz District , (Sindhi: نوشهرو فیروز), is a district in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. It is capital is Naushahro Firoz city. It is administratively subdivided into 5 Talukas and 51 Union Councils. According to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 1,087,571, increasing to 1,621,780 as of the 2012 census initial tabulations.[1]

Government and Politics[edit]

National Assembly Representation[edit]

District Naushahro Feroze has two members in National Assembly of Pakistan. The district electoral is referred as NA-211 and NA-212. The member elected from NA-211 represents the constituencies of Moro and Naushahro Feroze Talukas. The member elected from NA-212 represents Kandiaro, Bhirya and Mehrabpur Talukas.

Provincial Assembly Representation[edit]

The district has five member representation in Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The provincial assembly electoral for the district is as below:

  • PS-19 (Naushahro Feroze city, Mithiani, Abran, Bhorti)
  • PS-20 (Tharushah, Bhirya, Darbelo)
  • PS-21 (Halani, Kandiaro, Mehrabpur)
  • PS-22 (Patidan, Cheeho)
  • PS-23 (Moro, New Jatoi, Dars)

Local governments (Tehsils of District)[edit]

Administrative Unit Number of Kanungo circles/
Supervisory Tapas
Number of Mouzas
Circles/Tapas
Total Rural Urban Partly Urban Forest Unpopulated
Naushahro Feroze
3
21
60
51
01
07
--
01
Bhirya
2
17
33
21
01
10
--
01
Moro
4
26
53
47
--
02
03
01
Kandiaro
3
17
53
46
--
03
04
01
Mehrabpur
2
16
34
29
--
05
--
--
Total
14
97
233
194
02
27
07
03

Transportation[edit]

The main N-5 passes through the district. The main Railway Track passes through the district

Religion[edit]

{Mostly people in the district are Muslim; however a meager number of Hindus does exist.The Muslim population is mainly subdivided in Shia ans Suni sects. Like other parts of Sindh, people of this district are predominantly tolerant and believe in religious co-existence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sindh population surges by 81.5 pc, households by 83.9 pc". Thenews.com.pk. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°50′24″N 68°07′12″E / 26.84000°N 68.12000°E / 26.84000; 68.12000