Khairpur District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Khairpur District
خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ
خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ
Khairpur District
Pakistan - Sindh - Khairpur.svg
Khairpur District خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ is located in Sindh
Khairpur District خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ
Khairpur District
خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ
خیرپور ڈسٹرکٹ
Coordinates: 27°32′N 6°46′E / 27.533°N 6.767°E / 27.533; 6.767Coordinates: 27°32′N 6°46′E / 27.533°N 6.767°E / 27.533; 6.767
Country Pakistan
ProvinceSindh
DistrictKhairpur
Established1546
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total2,404,334
 • Rank5th:Sindh
Demonym(s)Khairpuri
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5
Calling code0243
Number of Tehsils8
Number of Union Councils89

Khairpur District is a district in the Pakistani province of Sindh in Sukkur Division.[2] At the 2017 census, it was the fifth most populated district in the province after four districts of Karachi city, with 2.4 million inhabitants. The headquarters of the district is the city of Khairpur. The district is further divided into eight sub-districts: Khairpur Taluka, Mirwah Taluka, Kot Diji Taluka, Kingri Taluka, Sobho Dero Taluka, Gambat Taluka, Faiz Ganj Taluka and Nara Taluka .[3]

Location[edit]

Khairpur district is located between middle and northern Sindh. It is bounded on the north by Shikarpur District and Sukkur District, on the east by India, on the south by Sanghar District and Nawabshah District, and on the west by Larkana District, Naushahro Feroze District and Indus River. The revised area of the district is 15,910 km².

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2017 Census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 2.4 million, of which 32.3% was urban. Following are the demographic indicators of the district:

Administration[edit]

It has 8 talukas, 76 Union councils, 11 towns, 6800 Villages and total population 1546587 (Male 810448 and Female Population 736139) according to (Census) 1998.[5]

The eight talukas (or tehsils) of the district are:

The union councils are:

People from Khairpur District[edit]

district President Village SadarJi Bhatyoon Pakistan Tahreek-E-insaf

  • Mir Ali Murad Talpur - former ruler of the princely state of Khairpur
  • Pir of Ranipur Syed Ghulam Ghous else saen Bagan Shah
  • Pir Fazul Shah Jeelani MNA PPP
  • Manzor wasan PPP leader and former Provencal minister
  • Saleem Sahto ( journalist) General Secretary Sukkur union of journalists

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 August 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Khairpur: then and now - Daily Times". Daily Times. 6 February 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Khairpur History". Khairpur.gos.pk.
  4. ^ PCO 2000, p. 26.
  5. ^ http://www.pwdsindh.gov.pk/districts/Khairpur.htm

Sources[edit]

  • Basti, Malik Peeran Ditta daisi. "populated places of Alipur Tehsil". Local. ciclone. Retrieved 24 November 2011.[permanent dead link]
  • 1998 District census report of Khairpur. Census publication. 86. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.

External links[edit]