Paposh Nagar

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Paposh Nagar or Paposhnagar (Urdu: پاپوش نگر ‎) is one of the neighbourhoods of North Nazimabad Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1]

Paposhnagar was named (Pa means foot ; posh means to wear ; nagar means town') due to footwear and leather workshops and boutiques in the 1950-1970s. After the construction of the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital this area slowly got identified with the hospital. The footwear workshops have moved to other industrial and commercial areas of Karachi. The majority of the people in this middle-class neighbourhood are Muhajirs who migrated after the independence of Pakistan.

There are several ethnic groups in Paposh Nagar including Muhajirs, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis and Christians.

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  1. ^ North Nazimabad Town - Government of Karachi

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Coordinates: 24°55′N 67°01′E / 24.917°N 67.017°E / 24.917; 67.017