Umerkot District

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Umerkot District
ضلعو عمرڪوٽ
District
Map of Sindh with Umerkot District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Umerkot District highlighted
Coordinates: 25°22′12″N 69°43′48″E / 25.37000°N 69.73000°E / 25.37000; 69.73000Coordinates: 25°22′12″N 69°43′48″E / 25.37000°N 69.73000°E / 25.37000; 69.73000
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Headquarters Umerkot
Number of Tehsils 4
Population (2015)
 • Total 2,065,590
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Website www.umerkot.gos.pk

Umerkot District or Umerkot District (Sindhi: ضلعو عمر ڪوٽUrdu: ضِلع عُمركوٹ‎), is a district of Sindh province, Pakistan. The city of Umerkot is the capital of the district.

Language[edit]

The majority of people speak Sindhi. Dhatki , Balochi , Urdu and Punjabi are also spoken in the district.

History[edit]

After the 1843 invasion by Charles Napier, Sindh was divided into provinces and was assigned a Zamindars, also known as Wadaras, to collect taxes for the British.

Administration[edit]

The district is administratively subdivided into the following talukas:[1]

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