Loralai District

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Loralai
لورالائی
District
Map of Balochistan with Loralai District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Loralai District highlighted
Coordinates: 30°20′N 69°00′E / 30.333°N 69.000°E / 30.333; 69.000Coordinates: 30°20′N 69°00′E / 30.333°N 69.000°E / 30.333; 69.000
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Loralai
Government
 • MNA Molana Ameer Zaman
 • MPA Ubidullah Jan Babt Lala
 • District Council Chairman Shams Hamzazai
Area[1]
 • Total 9,830 km2 (3,800 sq mi)
Population (2017)[2]
 • Total 397,400
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Main Language(s) Pashto

Loralai (Urdu: ضلع لورالائی‎) is a district in northeast of Balochistan province of Pakistan. Loralai town is the district headquarters.

The population counted in the 1998 census was 297,600, 12% of which was urban.[3] The predominant first language of the district's inhabitants is Pashto, which accounts for 92% of the population, but there are also speakers of Balochi (3.4%) and Punjabi (1.2%).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ PCO 1998, p. 1.
  2. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. 
  3. ^ PCO 1998, p. 17.
  4. ^ PCO 1998, p. 21.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1998 District Census report of Loralai. Census publication. 118. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000. 

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