Dokri

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Dokri
ڏوڪري
Lab-e-Darya
Town
Dokri is located in Sindh
Dokri
Dokri
Location in Pakistan
Coordinates: 27°22′29″N 68°05′50″E / 27.37472°N 68.09722°E / 27.37472; 68.09722Coordinates: 27°22′29″N 68°05′50″E / 27.37472°N 68.09722°E / 27.37472; 68.09722
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
Region Sindh
District Larkano
Capital Dokri
Towns 2
Union Councils 13
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Highest elevation 39 m (128 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 522,391
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 074

Dokri (Sindhi: ڏوڪري D̤okrī) is a town in Larkana District, Sindh province of Pakistan and is the capital town of the Dokri Taluka.[1] The town is located at 27° 22' 29" N 68° 05' 50" E and has an elevation of 39 metres.[2] Mohenjodaro is situated 7 km away in East-South of the Dokri town. The town has been the scene of several leftist and progressive movements in the past.[3] There are girls and boys primary and secondary schools and colleges in the town. Rice Research Institute is situated in the west of the town along Mohen-jo-Daro Railway Station road. Dokri is famous for rice production in Asia due to the hot & humid climatic conditions. Dokri is taluka headquarters since 1906. Dokri is the one of the oldest town in sindh. There are many social organizations working here. In the every field of life Dokrian plays vital role.

Other towns near Dokri[edit]

These are the closest towns with coordinates to this town.

  • Garello (4.3 miles / 7.0 km N/NW)
  • Badah (6.0 miles / 9.7 km SW)
  • Nasirabad (11.6 miles / 18.7 km W)
  • Larkana (14.1 miles / 22.8 km N/NE)
  • Kambar (16.0 miles / 25.7 km N/NW)
  • Radhan (16.6 miles / 26.7 km S/SW)
  • Warah (19.0 miles / 30.6 km W/NW)
  • Sobhodero (19.2 miles / 30.9 km E/SE)
  • Hingorja (22.3 miles / 36.0 km E/SE)
  • Mehar (22.5 miles / 36.2 km SW)

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