Dadu District

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Dadu District
ضلع دادُو
ضلعو دادو
District
Dadu is located in the east of Sindh
Dadu is located in the east of Sindh
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Headquarters Dadu
Government
 • District Nazim . (ISF)
Area
 • Total 7,866 km2 (3,037 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 3,214,765 [1]
 • Density 40.87/km2 (105.9/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Area code(s) 025
Number of Tehsils 5

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]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is sub-divided into five talukas, which are sub-divided into 52 Union Councils:[citation needed]

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