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Karachi District
—  District  —
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
Capital Karachi
Established 2005
 - Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal
 - Naib Nazim Nasreen Jalil
 - Total 3,527 km2 (1,361.8 sq mi)
Population (1998)
 - Total 9,339,023
 Density 3,394/km2 (8,790.4/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Karachi District (Urdu: ضلع کراچی) is located in Sindh, Pakistan. Karachi district is the most populous of the Districts of Pakistan. It was formed by the merger of the five districts of Karachi Central, Karachi East, Karachi South, Karachi West and Malir. It is largely conterminous with Pakistan's largest city, Karachi.

Karachi began as a small fisherman village and emerged to become the largest city of Pakistan with a population of 9.2 Million, boasting the largest inland citizen migration in the sub-continent.On 14th August 2001 under to Devolution Plan City District Government Karachi came into being with 18 Town Administration and 178 Union Councils.

Towns of Karachi

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Simple English

Karachi District (Urdu:ضلع کراچی) Largest city and chief port of Pakistan, lying on the Arabian Sea, northwest of the Indus River Delta; population (1998 est) 9,269,300; 4 million live in makeshift settlements. It is the capital of Sindh province, and Pakistan's leading centre for commerce, finance, industry, and transport. Its port handles most of the international trade of the country, as well as of the neighbouring landlocked state of Afghanistan. It is also served by a major international airport. Industries include shipbuilding, engineering, chemicals, plastics, and textiles, including the manufacture of cotton and jute. It was the capital of Pakistan 1947-59, when it was replaced by Islamabad.

=Towns of Karachi


  • Malir Town
  • Shah Faisal Town
  • Landhi Town
  • Korangi Town
  • Muhammad Bin Qasim Town
  • Gadap Town
  • Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town
  • Jamshed Town
  • Gulberg Town
  • Liaquatabad Town
  • North Nazimabad Town
  • New Karachi Town
  • Orangi Town
  • Baldia Town
  • SITE town
  • Lyari Town
  • Saddar Town
  • Keamari Town


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