Mirpur Mathelo

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Mirpur Mathelo
City
Mirpur Mathelo
Mirpur Mathelo is located in Sindh
Mirpur Mathelo
Mirpur Mathelo
Mirpur Mathelo is located in Pakistan
Mirpur Mathelo
Mirpur Mathelo
Coordinates: 28°1′N 69°32′E / 28.017°N 69.533°E / 28.017; 69.533Coordinates: 28°1′N 69°32′E / 28.017°N 69.533°E / 28.017; 69.533
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Government
Area
 • Total30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total50,000 approx.
 • Estimate 
()
60,000
 • Density18/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Calling code0723

Mirpur Mathelo is a city in Ghotki District, Sindh province, Pakistan.[1] The city is administratively subdivided into ten union councils. The largest building is about 6 floors. The city has many playgrounds like: Cricket ground in high school and degree college, Badminton play ground in high school etc. The NH-5 highway touches this city from beginning to end, and min temp is 4 degree C in winter and max temp in summer is 49 degree C. Compared to other cities within the Ghotki district Mirpur Mathelo is second in education.[citation needed]

Castes[edit]

Qazi[2], Chachar, Qazi,Kalwar,Bhayo, Korai, Sama(Memon), chhajan, Pitafi, Siyal, Soomro, Lund, Shah, Khoso, Dehar, Lakhan, Jalbani, Gabol, Kolachi are main castes. Non Muslims Hindus (ھندو) and Christian are also in minority. Some non Muslims are in casts of Gadani, Chana, Kumbhar, Kalhoro, Bozdar, Lashari, Marwari, Waseer, Sameja, Meerani and Khambhra. In Punjabi casts Bhatti, Mughal, Arain, Jutt, Awan and Malik are living in Mirpur Mathelo city.

Topography[edit]

Mirpur Mathelo is a plain land with many trees, which is mostly Eucalyptus, Acacia Nilotica. Cultivation is widely found in the area. Wheat, rice and cotton are widely cultivated. Banana, Mango and date trees are excessively found here. Lands are irrigated both by tube wells and canals.

Drainage[edit]

Masu Vah (Canal) flows in the suburb of the city just near the site of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited. It is the main source of water used for the cultivation of land. It is also a source of fish for local fishermen.

Rain[edit]

Although the amount is good it is not reliable as it happens only during the monsoon seasons and rarely occurs other than this period.

Religion[edit]

Compared with other areas of Sindh, Mirpur Mathelo along with other areas of Ghotki district have comparatively more population of Hindus. Hindus are minority in the area with a majority of Sunni Muslims. Shitte Islam is also having a place.

Economy[edit]

In Ten Kilometers area between this city and Daharki has major Pakistani industries i.e. Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, Mari Gas Company, Liberty Power Plant and Engro Fertilizer Plant of Engro Corporation.

Shops[edit]

Compared with other areas of Pakistan the city has more Hindu vendors. The city is rising city and has too many investors. Mirpur Mathelo is growing fast as compare to other cities of this district .

Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited[edit]

Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited has three plants all over Pakistan and together they are a valuable asset to the economy. Two are situated at Machi Goth, Sadiqabad lies in next province Punjab while the other is established here. Largest fertilizer producer in Pakistan, it has also gained a prominent position in Mirpur Mathelo. Almost everyone knows about it. One reason for that are the various social welfare projects that have been completed here ranging from Sona Welfare Hospital to Sona Public School & College. FFC has also provided a lot of Job Opportunities for Mathelians and has thus improved conditions of the area since its establishment in 2002.It is a valuable asset of Pakistan.

Unions[edit]

The unions of the city are:
Dhangro, Garhi Chaker, Jarwar, Mirpur mathelo-1, Mirpur Mathelo-2, Sono Pitafi, Wahi Ghoto, Yaro Lund, Islam Khan Lashari and Dino Mako, [3]

Notable People[edit]

Ghulam *Rasool* Akram Soomro

Lecture, Compose, Poet, Author & 
Pharmacist

References[edit]

  1. ^ Location of Mirpur Mathelo - Falling Rain Genomics
  2. ^ Ali, Muhammad Hamza (2016-06-04). "chadhar: history of chadhar". chadhar. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  3. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Ghotki - Government of Pakistan Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine