Allama Iqbal Colony

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Allama Iqbal Colony (Urdu: علامہ اقبال کالونی ‎) is one of the neighbourhoods of Lyari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1] This neighbourhood is named after Allama Iqbal the national poet of Pakistan.

There are several ethnic groups including Muhajirs, Sindhis, Punjabis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras Ismailis, etc. Over 99% of the population is Muslim. The population of Lyari Town is estimated to be nearly one million.

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Allama Iqbal Colony is also the 11th and largest Union Council of Lyari town. Mr. Shahjahan Baloch has served the constituency as Nazim from 2003 to 2008.

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Coordinates: 33°35′N 73°01′E / 33.583°N 73.017°E / 33.583; 73.017