North Nazimabad Town

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North Nazimabad
شمالی ناظم آباد
Buffer Zone
Buffer Zone
Union councils of North Nazimabad Town
Union councils of North Nazimabad Town
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
City District Karachi
Union Councils
Website North Nazimabad Town Page

North Nazimabad Town (Urdu: شمالی ناظم آباد ٹاؤن‎) is a town in the northern part of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. North Nazimabad named as such in reference to it being north of the suburb of Nazimabad.


This suburb developed as KDA Scheme no 2 was named after Khawaja Nazimuddin who was the second Governor-General of Pakistan and later the second Prime Minister of Pakistan as well. In late 1958, the northern area of Nazimabad, was to be developed as KDA Scheme 2 aka Taimooria by Karachi Improvement Trust (KIT). The name North Nazimabad became popular and was later adopted instead of Taimooria.[1]

North Nazimabad Town has a comparatively high literacy rate amongst other towns in whole Pakistan [2] and a relatively low crime rate.

Town structure[edit]

The Karachi municipality was divided was into 18 zones or towns in 2000. North Nazimabad is one of the towns. North Nazimabad itsself is divided into 14 Blocks namely from Block A-N supervised by Dr Noman Ahmed and Rahat Arsalan.[3] The Block A has become the most expensive area of North Nazimabad (according to Dawn newspaper report).[4]

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Media related to North Nazimabad Town at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 24°56′33″N 67°02′51″E / 24.9426°N 67.0474°E / 24.9426; 67.0474