Zhob District

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Zhob District
ژوب

apozi
District
Map of Balochistan with Zhob District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Zhob District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Zhob
Government
 • District Nazim Moulvi Habib-ur-Rehman
 • District Naib Nazim Sarwar Khan
Area
 • Total 16,000 km2 (6,000 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 400,000 in 2,011
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 5

' zhob old name was apozi in 1890 .witch is da branch of mandokhail .when rabert sandeman came he kept da name fort sandeman Zhob' after 1964 da name was change .zhob (Pashto: ژوب‎) is a district in the north west of Balochistan province of Pakistan. Zhob district is a Provincially Administered Tribal Area . Zhob district is subdivided into three subdistricts: Zhob, sambaza ]. The population of Zhob district is estimated to be over 400,000 in 2011. Zhob River is used for irrigation in the Zhob district.

Administration[edit]

There are currently four tehsils in Zhob District.[1] and Sherani New District

Population[edit]

The vast majority of the population of Zhob district is [ gurghasht[Pashtun people|]]. It is likely that over 99.7% of the people of the area are Muslims, with tiny numbers of Christians . Currently the tribes living in Zhob are given by; Mandokhail, Sherani, Kakar, Harifal, Lawon, babar the local tribes while other immigrants include and make a huge population consisting of ] afghan pawandy like nasar kharoti safi ect currently a large number of IDPs have been settled within the confines of the Distt. NB: pleased to draw the attention of the Webmaster towards Zhob Tehsil and new announced boundary. Ist., there were only 2 tehsils. 1. Tehsil Zhob 2. Tehsil qamar din karez 3. . while now Sherani Tehsil merged in Dist Sherani, as Distt Sherani was announce as new district 3 years ago.

References[edit]

notabal peppal} ghazi azmir khan mandokhail saleh m khan mandokhail molvi rehamath ullha mandokhail jamal shah kajar abdul rahem mandokhail

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Coordinates: 31°10′N 68°50′E / 31.167°N 68.833°E / 31.167; 68.833