Mastung, Pakistan

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This article is about Mastung in Pakistan. For similar geographic names in Nepal, see Mustang, Nepal.
Mastung is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 30°22′52″N 67°43′37″E / 30.3810°N 67.7270°E / 30.3810; 67.7270
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
District Mastung
Elevation 1,701 m (5,581 ft)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
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).[1] 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.[2]


Like other Balochistan major urban centres, such as Quetta, Sibbi, Machh, and Khuzdar, Mastung 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 majiority and Urdu serves as lingua franca for inter ethnic communications.[3]

Coordinates: 29°48′N 66°51′E / 29.800°N 66.850°E / 29.800; 66.850

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