Naushahro Feroze District
|Naushahro Feroz District|
ضلعو نوشهرو فیروز
Map of Sindh with Naushahro Feroze District (نوشهرو فیروز) highlighted
|• Deputy Commissioner||Waseem Shamshad Ali|
|• Total||2,945 km2 (1,137 sq mi)|
|• Density||550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
Naushahro Feroze District (Sindhi: نوشهرو فیروز) is a district in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Its capital is Naushahro Feroze city. Administratively subdivided into five talukas and 51 Union Councils, according to the 1998 census[update] of Pakistan it had a population of 1,087,571, increasing to 1,621,780 as of the 2011 census initial tabulations. Naushahro Feroze has had the status of a district since 1989.
Government and politics
National Assembly representation
District Naushahro Feroze has two members in National Assembly of Pakistan. The district electoral is referred as NA-211 and NA-212. The member elected from NA-211 represents the constituencies of Moro and Naushahro Feroze Talukas. The member elected from NA-212 represents Kandiaro, Bhirya and Mehrabpur Talukas.
Provincial Assembly representation
The district has five member representation in Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The provincial assembly electoral for the district is as below:
- PS-19 (Naushahro Feroze city, Mithiani, Abran, Bhorti)
- PS-20 (Tharushah, Bhirya, Darbelo)
- PS-21 (Halani, Kandiaro, Mehrabpur)
- PS-22 (Padidan, Cheeho, Miranpur)
- PS-23 (Moro, New Jatoi, Dars)
Local governments (Tehsils of District)
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The main N-5 passes through the district. The main Railway Track passes through the district which is not functional since long time. The rout was from Padidan to NF, Moro,Dadu etc but it's ended now. Now the Main major railway station for the NF peoples is Padidan which is fully functional and having second longest platform in pakistan with a vast locoshed area. Have major trains stop , Hazara Express, Awami Express,fareed express, Pakistan express And Sukkur Express etc.
Most of the population of district, 98.45% are Muslim, while Hindus form 1.3% (forming 2.19% of the urban population of the district). The major first language is Sindhi, accounting for 88% of the population, followed by Urdu with 5.7% and Punjabi with 4.4%.
- 1998 District census report of Naushahro Firoze. Census publication. 92. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.
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