Faisal Cantonment

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Faisal
Cantonment
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
City District Karachi
Established 4th November 1925
Government
 • Type Cantonment Board
 • President Air Commodore Abdul Jabbar Khan
 • Executive Officer Asif Ameer Khan
 • Nominated Air Force Member Ashghar Awan
 • Nominated Civil Member Haji Nazim
Population (1998)
 • Total 225,000
Website cbf.com.pk

The Faisal Cantonment (Urdu: فیصل چھاؤنی‎)is a cantonment town of the city of Karachi, in Sindh, Pakistan. It serves as a Airforce base and residential establishment. It was established by the British Indian Army in 1925, and handed over to the Pakistan Army in 1947. The cantonment maintains its own infrastructure of water supply, electricity and is outside the jurisdiction of City District Government of Karachi.

There are several ethnic groups including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras and Ismailis.

Neighborhoods[edit]

Gulistan-e-Johar Area[edit]

  • Block-12
  • Block-13
  • Block-14 (Partially)
  • Block-15 (Partially)
  • Block-16-A
  • Block-17
  • Block-18
  • Block-19
  • Block-20
  • Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block-10-A

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