Talk:Karachi

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Edit request on 20 December 2012 -- LARGEST CITY / URBAN AREA[edit]

This has come up before, and IMO, the statements about Karachi being the largest city or 11th largest urban area are simply too controversial to keep in this article. The 21M population stated in the article is from the preliminary census results of 2012. However, all secondary sources that rank cities use older data, mostly extrapolating from the 1998 Pakistan census. If the 21M is correct, Karachi would be amongst the top 5 metro areas in the world, so there's basically an internal contradiction in this article.

I suggest we remove these lines, and perhaps add something like "Karachi is amongst the largest metropolitan areas in the world". I know this is a bit of a "weasel word" solution, but I think its the best solution until the census results become official, and secondary sources like the UN start using the new numbers in their rankings.


City Administrator and Commisioner Update[edit]

Please update the city admin and commisioner's name in the info box. I tried to do but the page is protected, so I was'nt able to do it. Ameer Hasan Khan (talk) 06:29, 15 August 2014 (UTC)


PLEASE UPDATE THE FOLLOWING TWO ITEMS: — Preceding unsigned comment added by 173.32.108.21 (talk) 07:12, 16 March 2015 (UTC)

City Administrator: Saqib Ahmed Soomro [1]

Municipal Commissioner: Masood Alam [2]

Semi-protected edit request on 15 April 2015[edit]

I feel all the reference to "Anti Muslim Pogrom" needs to be removed. It is just to instigate feelings. At the time of partition of India there were roits against Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims. Karachi had around 30% Hindu population in 1947. Due to Anti Hindu roits they have to leave their homes. So better approach will be to tell both side of story or mentioning "Partition of India" should be enough.

All the reference to "Anti Muslim Pogrom" or "Anti Muslim Program" should be changed to "partition of India" 119.73.111.252 (talk) 11:18, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

Red question icon with gradient background.svg Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. — {{U|Technical 13}} (etc) 12:12, 15 April 2015 (UTC)
Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: please provide reliable sources that support the change you want to be made. Amortias (T)(C) 16:54, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

BEST EATING OUT SPOTS

Karachi is known for its beaches and its food streets, there are a number or food streets that provide the best of local and international cuisines. The Boat Basin food street located in clifton is perhaps the most well known food street followed closely by the Burns Road food street, which is better known for local delicacies. The relatively newly established food streets at Port Grand and "Do Darya" provide a refreshing alternative to food lovers in Karachi — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jojiusman (talkcontribs) 07:48, 15 May 2015 (UTC)

Timeline of Karachi[edit]

What is missing from the recently created city timeline article? Please add relevant content. Contributions welcome. Thank you. -- M2545 (talk) 17:13, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

  1. ^ http://kmc.gos.pk/Contents.aspx?id=21
  2. ^ http://kmc.gos.pk/Contents.aspx?id=54