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 Acting
 • 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]

Tribal chief[edit]

The chief of rahija sub tribe of bugti tribe Nawab Mir Aali Saleem Akbar Khan Bugti is the current tribal chief of dera bugti


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