Map of Balochistan with Zhob District highlighted
|• District chairman||Abdul saleem Mandokhail|
|• Total||16,000 km2 (6,000 sq mi)|
|• Total||400,000 in 2,011|
|Number of Tehsils||5|
Zhob (Urdu: ژوب) is a district in the north west of Balochistan province of Pakistan. Zhob District is a Provincially Administered Tribal Area. It is subdivided into three subdistricts: Ashwat, Zhob, Qamar Din Karez and Sambaza. The population of Zhob District is estimated to be over 400,000 in 2011. Zhob River is used for irrigation in the Zhob District.
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The vast majority of the population of Zhob district is Pashtun. The indigenous tribes of Zhob include the Mandokhail, [Khosti ]Sherani, Kakar, ], Harifal, Lawon and Babar. Currently a large number of IDPs have been settled within the confines of the District as part of the evacuation from Operation Zarb-E-Azb taking place to the north of Zhob.
- Pakistan Narcotics Control Board (1986), National survey on drug abuse in Pakistan, The University of Michigan
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