Dera Bugti District

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Dera Bugti District
Map of Balochistan with Dera Bugti District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Dera Bugti District highlighted
Country  Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Established July 1983
Headquarters Dera Bugti
 • Deputy Commissioner Javed Nabi khoso
 • Total 10,159 km2 (3,922 sq mi)
Population (2005 Estimate)
 • Total 250,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 3

Dera Bugti is a district within the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It was established as a separate district in 1983.[1]


The district is administratively subdivided into three sub-divisions, these are:[2]


The population at the 1998 census was 181,000.[3] 98.9% of the people of the area are Muslim,[4] and the predominant first language is Balochi (95.9%), although there are also groups of speakers of Punjabi (1.2%) and Saraiki (3%).[5] The Bugti is the Baloch tribe in the district.



  • 1998 District Census report of Dera Bugti. Census publication. 24. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 1999. 

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Coordinates: 28°50′N 69°00′E / 28.833°N 69.000°E / 28.833; 69.000