Dadu District

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Dadu District
ضلعو دادو
District
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 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.[2] IN 2004, several talukas in the south were split off to create the new Jamshoro District.[3] Its boundary touches with four districts of Sindh i.e. Jamshoro, Naushahro Feroze, Shaheed Benazirabad and Kamber Shahdadkot. [4]

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.[5]

Saraiki region of Sindh and Balochistan

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk.
  2. ^ http://www.mbbscd.usindh.edu.pk/dadu_intro.php
  3. ^ "Four new districts created in Sindh". 2004. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.politicpk.com/dadu-district-uc-list-mna-mpa-seats-دادو-ضلع-کی-یونین-کونسلز
  5. ^ 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