|Elevation||1,701 m (5,581 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
|Number of Union councils||2|
Mastung (Urdu: مستونگ ), the capital of Mastung District, is a town in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. It is located at 29°48'0N 66°50'60E and has an altitude of 1701 metres (5583 feet). The town is also the administrative centre of Mastung Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of the district – the town itself is administratively subdivided into two Union Councils.
Like other Balochistan major urban centres Quetta, Sibi, Mach, and Khuzdar, it is a multi ethnic city where several languages are spoken including Brahui, Persian (in Hazargi and Dehwari dialects), Punjabi (including Hindko & Saraiki dialects), Pashto, Baluchi, Sindhi (In Hindki and Frakhi dialects) and Urdu. No language has clear majority and Urdu serves as lingua franca for inter ethnic communications.
- Location of Mastung – Falling Rain Genomics
- "Tehsils & Unions in the District of Mastung – Government of Pakistan". Archived from the original on February 9, 2012.
- Haynes, Danielle (May 12, 2017). "Pakistan blast targets senator's convoy, killing 25". UPI. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
Sen. Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, deputy chairman of Pakistan's upper house, was leaving a mosque when the blast went off in Mastung. [...] District health officer Dr. Sher Zaman told Pakistan's Geo News that 25 people died and 35 others with injuries were taken to hospitals in Quetta.
- "Bomb attack kills at least 25 in Pakistan's Balochistan". All Jazeera. 12 May 2017.
- "25 killed in Pakistan blast targeting Islamist lawmaker". Los Angeles Times. 12 May 2017.
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