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Gulbahar or Gul Bahar (Urdu: گلبهار ‎) is one of the neighborhoods of Liaquatabad Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Gulbahar Colony, which was known as Golimar, is a suburb of Karachi. This area is along the Lyari River and was mainly farmland before the settlement of Muslim refugees after the independence of Pakistan. There are several ethnic groups in Gulbahar including Urdu speakers, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Punjabis, Balochs, Memons. Ismaili Shia Muslims are present in large number in Gulbahar.


There are following areas in Gulbahar.


Ismailis are present in large number in Gulbahar. Their main centres are located between Gulbahar Police Station and Lyari River.

Sultanabad Colony[edit]

Sultanabad Colony no. 2 is popularly known as Sultanabad Colony, it has an Ismaili Jama'at Khana and Ismaili Religious Education Centre.

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Coordinates: 24°53′47″N 67°01′37″E / 24.8964°N 67.02705°E / 24.8964; 67.02705