Jhal Magsi District

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Jhal Magsi District
Map of Balochistan with Jhal Magsi District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Jhal Magsi District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Jhal Magsi
 • District Nazim Nawabzada Khalid Hussain Magsi
 • District Naib Nazim Mir Noor Jan Khan
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 2

Jhal Magsi district is in the centre of Balochistan province of Pakistan.[1] The district is named after the town of Jhal, seat of the Magsi tribe, thus the name of Jhal Magsi is the headquarters of the major Baloch tribe within the district. The Magsi tribe is historically branched off the early Lashari tribes. The district is divided into two sub divisions: Gandawah and Jhal Magsi. Both sub divisions have a different administrative history. District has a hospital which was built by Govt of Punjab to help Balochistani brothers.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Jhal Magsi District is administratively divided into two tehsils, Jhal Magsi and Gandawah; with one sub tehsil (Mirpur).

It had nine Union Council in 2012, but last year four Union Council were added by the Local Government Department at recommendation of Deputy Commissioner/Delimitation Officer. Namely the union councils of Jhal Magsi District are as under:

  • Gandawah Tehsil
  1. Union Council Gandawah
  2. Union Council Khari
  3. Union Council Patri
  • Mirpur Sub Tehsil
  1. Union Council Mirpur
  • Jhal Magsi Tehsil
  1. Union Council Jhal Magsi
  2. Union Council Hathiari
  3. Union Council Panjuk
  4. Union Council Kot Magsi
  5. Union Council Barija
  6. Union Council Mat Sindhur
  7. Union Council Safrani
  8. Union COuncil Saifabad
  9. Union Council Akbarabad


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Coordinates: 28°30′N 67°30′E / 28.500°N 67.500°E / 28.500; 67.500