Kashmore District

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Kashmore District

ضلعو ڪشمور
Kashmore
Coordinates: 28°21′N 69°23′E / 28.350°N 69.383°E / 28.350; 69.383Coordinates: 28°21′N 69°23′E / 28.350°N 69.383°E / 28.350; 69.383
CountryPakistan
ProvinceSindh
HeadquartersKandhkot
Area
 • Total2,592 km2 (1,001 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total1,089,169
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Tehsils3

Kashmore District (Sindhi: ضلو ڪشمور‎), (Urdu: ضِلع کشمور‎), previously known as Khizmer or Khizmore, is a district of the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The capital city is Kandhkot which has a population of District Kashmore 1,206,772. Kashmoor Kandkot is part of Larkana division. Its old name was Khizmer or Khizmor. While the district headquarter is Kandkot city. Kashmoor Kandkot district was created in 2004. Before this it was part of Jacobabad district. The total population of district Kashmoor Kandkot was 1207000 persons in 2011. Total area of district is 255 square kilometers. The spoken languages are Sindhi and Balochi. Its border is connected with Punjab and Balochistan provinces. Kashmoor city is gateway to Punjab province and Balochistan province.[2]

In 2004, Kashmore District was separated from Jacobabad District.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Kashmor District is subdivided into three tehsils:

list of union councils of district Kashmore Union Council No. Union Council Name and Area UC No. 1 Line Purani Taluka Kashmoor

UC No. 2 Khoski Taluka Kashmore

UC No. 3 Masowalo Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 4 Domiwali Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 5 Geehal pur Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 6 Gullan pur Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 7 Sodhi Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 8 Noor Pur Pako Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 9 Chachar Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 10 Badani Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 11 Gublo Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 12 Mahar Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 13 Toj Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 14 Kumb Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 15 Samao Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 16 Kumbiri Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 17 Zorgrah Taluka Kahmore

UC No. 18 Mulgulzar Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 19 Rasaldar Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 20 Jagirabad Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 21 Dolat Pur Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 22 Wakro Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 23 Akhero Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 24 Malheer Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 25 Haibat Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 26 Dadar Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 27 Mangi Taluka Kandhkot

UC No. 28 Jaffar Abad Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 29 Cheel Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 30 Lashari Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 31 Bijarani Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 32 Suhliani Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 33 Manjhi Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 34 Gulwali Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 35 Saifal Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 36 SaidoKot Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 37 Karam pur Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 38 Sher Garh Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 39 Dunyapur Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 40 Naseer Taluka Tangwani

UC No. 41 Bahalkani Taluka Tangwani

Agriculture[edit]

Kashmor District has a large cattle market.

Geography[edit]

Kashmor District is located in the northern part of Sindh, bordering Ghotki, Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Sukkur within Sindh. It also borders Balochistan on one side and Punjab on the other. The Indus river runs through the Eastern side of Kashmor district. The southeastern side of Kashmor District has forest of "Kacha" that support wild animals. The Thar desert falls on the Eastern side of the district, and is home to wild desert animals.

Demography[edit]

According to the 1998 census, Sindhi was the first language of 95% of the population of the talukas of Kashmore and Kandhkot, while Balochi accounted for 2.7%.[3]

Kashmor City[edit]

Kandhkot is the district headquarters of Kashmor, and also an old city that lies on the right side of the Indus river. Kashmore City is a gateway to Punjab Pakistan and Balochistan. The city has a population of 312,500. In addition, the city’s main electricity comes from the Indus river.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  2. ^ "Sindh population surges by 81.5 pc, households by 83.9 pc". Thenews.com.pk. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 2016-12-26.
  3. ^ PCO 1999, p. 111–12.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1998 District census report of Jacobabad. Census publication. 17. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 1999.