Nasirabad District

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Nasirabad/Naseerabad District
Map of Balochistan with Nasirabad District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Nasirabad District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Dera Murad Jamali
 • Chairman District Council [Sardar Changaiz Khan Sasoli]
 • Deputy Commissioner [Naseer Nasar]
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Nasirabad (Urdu and Balochi: نصیر آباد) is a district in the centre-west of Balochistan, Pakistan.

Nasirabad's headquarters are at Dera Murad Jamali. Its original name was Temple Dera, named after Captain H. M. Temple, a career British civil servant, who served as the Political Agent for Sibi from 1891 to 1892. Among the local population it is still known as 'Tipul', a corruption of the word 'temple'.

The district was created in 1974, formerly part of Sibi District. For three years, from July 1987 to December 1990, it was known as Tamboo district. Tamboo is a small village 40 km west of Dera Murad Jamali.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is administratively subdivided into four tehsils, these are:[1]

Union councils[edit]

These tehsils are further divided into union councils. Currently, there are 31 union councils and one municipal committee in the district:

Tehsil Dera Murad Jamali

  • Municipal Committee Dera Murad Jamali
  • Union Council Quba Sher Khan Sharqi
  • Union Council Quba Sher Khan Gharbi
  • Union Council Naseer Khan Umrani
  • Union Council Jhuder Shimali
  • Union Council Bedar Androon Sharqi
  • Union Council Bedar Gharbi
  • Union Council Manjhoti Sharqi
  • Union Council Sardar Shahzada Khan Umrani
  • Union Council Sikandarabad
  • Union Council Manjhoti Gharbi
  • Union Council Jhuder Janubi

Tehsil Chhatter

  • Union Council Chhatter
  • Union Council Phuleji
  • Union Council Shah Pur
  • Union Council Daulat Ghari Mir Nabi Bakhsh Khan
  • Union Council Daulat Ghari Mir Hassan Khosa
  • Union Council Shori Drabi

Tehsil Tamboo

  • Union Council Manjhoo Shoori
  • Union Council Aeri
  • Union Council Gola Wah
  • Union Council Ali Abad Shumali
  • Union Council Mir Behram Khan Buledi
  • Union Council Qadir Abad
  • Union Council Kharoos Wah
  • Union Council Fateh Mohammad
  • Union Council Mir Wah
  • Union Council Abdullah Bari
  • Union Council Allah Abad

Tehsil Baba Kot

  • Union Council Garhi Rehman
  • Union Council Baba Kot
  • Union Council Kuhna Tamboo


The population of Nasirabad district is estimated to be over 1037,000 in 2013. Over 98% of the people of the area are Muslims.


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Coordinates: 27°22′48″N 67°54′59″E / 27.38000°N 67.91639°E / 27.38000; 67.91639