Ghotki (Urdu: گھوٹکی‎), (Sindhi: گهوٽڪِي‎) is a city in northern Sindh, Pakistan. It is the headquarters of Ghotki District and Ghotki Taluka. It is the 87th largest city of Pakistan by population.[2] Ghotki is famous for Date Palm.[3]

گھوٹکی Nisarkhan
City
Ghotki
Ghotki Park
Ghotki Park
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan is located in Sindh
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan is located in Pakistan
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan
گھوٹکی Nisarkhan
Coordinates: 28°06′N 69°11′E / 28.1°N 69.19°E / 28.1; 69.19Coordinates: 28°06′N 69°11′E / 28.1°N 69.19°E / 28.1; 69.19
Country Pakistan
ProvinceSindh
Elevation
72 m (236 ft)
Population
 • Total111,321
 • Rank87th, Pakistan
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

HistoryEdit

According to Mirza Kalich Beg, Ghotki was found by Pir Mohsin Shah during 1447 and had also constructed a glorious mosque. He has written that previous name of Ghotki was Ghota.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities". PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities. citypopulation.de. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Sindh (Pakistan): Province, Major Cities, Municipalites & Towns - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2020-02-06.
  3. ^ https://www.dawn.com/news/1354359
  4. ^ https://www.suhnisindh786.com/2020/10/district-ghotki-historical-city.html