Dadu District

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Dadu District

ضلعو دادو
Dadu is located in the east of Sindh
Dadu is located in the east of Sindh
CountryPakistan
ProvinceSindh
HeadquartersDadu
 • District Nazim(ISF)
Area
 • Total7,866 km2 (3,037 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total1,550,266
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Area code(s)025
Number of Tehsils5

Dadu District (Sindhi: دادو‎), (Urdu: دادو‎) is a district of Sindh Province, Pakistan. Dadu District was created in 1931[2][3] by merging Kotri and Mahal Kohistan (later Jamshoro) tehsils from Karachi District and Mehar, Khairpur Nathan Shah, Dadu, Johi and Sehwan tehsils from Larkana District.[4] IN 2004, several talukas in the south were split off to create the new Jamshoro District.[5] Its boundary touches with four districts of Sindh i.e. Jamshoro, Naushahro Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad and Kamber Shahdadkot. [6]

Demographics[edit]

The predominant first language is Sindhi, which as of 1998 was natively spoken by 98.3% of the population of the talukas of Dadu, Johi, Khairpur Nathan Shah and Mehar.[7]

Saraiki region of Sindh and Balochistan

Places of interest[edit]

Famous Personalities No one

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  2. ^ "About Dadu". hotfm.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-08-11.
  3. ^ "District Courts of Sindh". www.districtcourtssindh.gos.pk. Retrieved 2019-08-11.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-19. Retrieved 2016-03-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Four new districts created in Sindh". 2004. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.politicpk.com/dadu-district-uc-list-mna-mpa-seats-دادو-ضلع-کی-یونین-کونسلز
  7. ^ PCO 2000, pp. 109–11.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1998 District census report of Dadu. Census publication. 82. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.

Coordinates: 26°20′N 67°35′E / 26.333°N 67.583°E / 26.333; 67.583