Nushki District

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Nushki District
District
Map of Balochistan with Nushki higlighted
Map of Balochistan with Nushki higlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Nushki
Government
 • District Nazim Bahadur Khan
 • District Naib Nazim Wazir Khan Mengal
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 1

Nushki District (Balochi: بلوچ ) is one of the districts of Balochistan province, Pakistan. The administration of the Nushki district was taken over from the Khan of Kalat by the Indian government in 1896, and was leased from him on a perpetual quit rent in 1899.


History[edit]

Rakshani Baloch are the Real Owner Of Nushki. Khan of Kalat Mir Noori Naseer Khan Baloch certified Sardar Mir Jeeand Rakshani Baloch as the Prince of Nushki in 1750.


Administration[edit]

The district of Nushki is administratively subdivided into the following tehsils:

References[edit]

Coordinates: 29°30′N 65°40′E / 29.500°N 65.667°E / 29.500; 65.667