Garden, Karachi

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Garden (Urdu: گارڈ ن ‎) is an upmarket neighbourhood,[1] which is in the Karachi South district of Karachi, Pakistan. It is subdivided into two neighborhoods: Garden East and Garden West. It is the residential area around the Karachi Zoological Gardens,[2] hence it is popularly known as 'Garden' area. Garden East is home to a house of worship for Baha'is.[3] It is also location of the Cincinnatus Town neighborhood which was established by Goan Catholics. The main Karimabad Jamaat Khana is the largest Ismai'li house of worship in the world.[4]

Garden
گارڈ ن
DistrictKarachi South
CityKarachi
CountryPakistan
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

The population of Garden used to be primarily Ismaili and Goan Catholic, but has seen increasing numbers of Memons, Pashtuns, and Baloch.[4]

Garden area is divided into:

Other areas of Garden are:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Garden East, West being ignored in CM's drive to clean Karachi'". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  2. ^ http://www.kmc.gos.pk/, Homepage, official website of Karachi Municipal Corporation, Retrieved 3 Oct 2016
  3. ^ "The 'lion-faced' Iranian cafes of Karachi | SAMAA". Samaa TV. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  4. ^ a b Tribune.com.pk (2013-10-15). "There goes the neighbourhood: As Garden East declines, the Ismaili community looks to move elsewhere". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2020-04-19.

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