Khairpur District

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Khairpur District
ضلعو خیرپور
District
District Khairpur, Sindh, Pakistan.png
Coordinates: 27°32′N 68°46′E / 27.533°N 68.767°E / 27.533; 68.767Coordinates: 27°32′N 68°46′E / 27.533°N 68.767°E / 27.533; 68.767
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
Division Sukkur
Established 1546
Headquarters Khairpur
Area
 • Total 15,910 km2 (6,140 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Total 1,546,600
 • Estimate (2011) 2,320,530[1]
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 8

Khairpur District is a district in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The district has an area of 15,910 km2 and is headquartered at the city of Khairpur. It has 8 talukas, 89 union councils and 15 towns, with a total population of 2.35 million as of 2011. Its best known cities are Khairpur, Gambat, Ranipur, Thari Mirwah, Karoondi, Pacca Chang, Bhangu Began, Kot Diji and Sobhodero.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the district had a population of 1.5 million, of which 24% was urban.[2] A 2011 estimate placed the population at 2.35 million.[3]

Following are the demographic indicators of the district as per the 1998 census of Pakistan:

Religions in Khairpur District
Religion Percent
Muslims
  
96.86%
Hindus
  
2.93%
Christianity
  
0.09%
Ahmaddiya
  
0.07%
Others
  
0.4%
Distribution of religions

Location[edit]

Khairpur District is located in between middle and northern Sindh and is bounded on the north by Shikarpur and Sukkur, on the east by India, on the south by Sanghar and Nawabshah and on the west by Larkana, Naushahro Feroz and the Indus River.

People from the Khairpur District[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

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

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