Umerkot District

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ضلعو عمرڪوٽ
District
Umerkot District
Map of Sindh with Umerkot District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Umerkot District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Population (2012)
 • Total 2,065,590
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 4
Website Umerkot Official webpage

Umerkot District or Umerkot District (Sindhi: ضلعو عمر ڪوٽ Urdu: ضِلع عُمركوٹ‎), is a district of Sindh province, Pakistan. The city of Umerkot is the capital of the district.

Language[edit]

Sindhi and Dhatki also known as Thari, which is a Rajasthani language, is majority people's language, which is also the majority language of neighboring Thar parker district.

History[edit]

After the 1843 invasion by Charles Napier, Sindh was divided into provinces and was assigned a Zamindars, also known as Wadaras, to collect taxes for the British.

Administration[edit]

The district is administratively subdivided into the following talukas:[1]

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Coordinates: 25°22′12″N 69°43′48″E / 25.37000°N 69.73000°E / 25.37000; 69.73000