Karachi Cantonment

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Karachi Cantt. Railway Station
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
City District Karachi
Established August 1942
 • Type Cantonment Board
 • President Sikandar Viqar Naqvi
 • Nominated Military Member Muhammad Naeem Jan Khan
 • Total 993.916 km2 (383.753 sq mi)
Population (1998)
 • Total 58,000
Time zone Pakistan Standard Time
 • Summer (DST) GMT +05:00 (UTC)
Website www.kcb.com.pk

The Karachi Cantonment (Urdu: کراچی چھاؤنی ‎) is a cantonment town of the city of Karachi, in Sindh, Pakistan. It serves as a military base and residential establishment. It was established by the British Indian Army in August 1942, and taken over by the Pakistan Army in 1947. The cantonment maintains its own water supply and electricity infrastructure and is outside the jurisdiction of the City District Government of Karachi.

The biggest of busiest railway station of Karachi, Karachi Cantt, is also located here.



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