Jamshoro District (Sindhi: ضلعو ڄام شورو, Urdu: ضلع جامشورو), is a district of Sindh province, Pakistan. Jamshoro city is the capital while Kotri is the largest city of the Jamshoro District. The district borders Dadu district to the north. To the east, the Indus separates it from Nawab Shah, Matyari and Hyderabad districts. Thatta district lies to the south, and Karachi district to the south west. To the west, the Kheerthar Range separates it from the Sindh and Lasbela district of Baluchistan.
|Established||14th December 2004|
|• Type||District Administration|
|• Deputy Commissioner||N/A|
|• District Police Officer||N/A|
|• District Health Officer||N/A|
|• Total||11,204 km2 (4,326 sq mi)|
|• Density||89/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
|Number of Tehsils||5|
The total geographical area of the district is 11,204 square kilometres. It is about 220 kilometers from north to south and about 100 kilometres wide from east to west. A 2 to 6 kilometres wide belt of the west bank of River Indus is cultivated and irrigated and the remaining land of the district is either hilly or cultivated. Agriculture is the main source of income. In summer, the northern part (Sehwan) is hotter than that of other parts of the district and normally cool in winter.
The district is rich in limestone, salika sand, gravels, silt, and marble. These minerals are found in Taluka Thano Bula Khan and Sehwan. Coal is obtained from Lakhra Taluka Manjhand.
At the time of the 2017 census, Jamshoro district had a population of 993,908, of which 523,069 were males and 470,702 females. The rural population was 561,287 (56.47%) and urban 432,621 (43.53%). The literacy rate is 46.47%: 55.14% for males and 36.71% for females.
The current population figures are tabulated below:
|Thana Bulla Khan||Taluka||103,826||145,262|
The majority religion is Islam, with 95.07% of the population. Hinduism (including those from Scheduled Castes) is practiced by 3.87% of the population, while Christians are 0.98% of the population.
- Hindu temples
The majority of the population of the district is rural and they are involved in cultivation. Industrial areas and Power plants are using manpower, while towns are providing business opportunities to the residents. The inhabitants of mountainous area keep cattle while Mallahs o Manchhar Lake earn their living by fishing. Approximately 20% of the district population works for the federal and provincial government.
Nooriabad Industrial Area and Kotri Industrial Area are two big zones of Industries where more than 500 different industries are located..
Jamshoro Power Station, Lakhra Power Project and Kotri Thermal Power Station are the main power units in this district.
Sindh Industrial And Trading EstateEdit
The district is administratively subdivided into the following tehsil:
List of Union CouncilsEdit
List of DehsEdit
The following is a list of Jamshoro District's dehs, organised by taluka:
- Kotri Taluka (26 dehs)
- Manjhand Taluka (50 dehs)
- Belo Unerpur
- Gor Had
- Nea Jetharo
- Rio Katcho Unerpur
- Wadi Behani
- Sehwan Taluka (71 dehs)
- Akri Jageer
- Akri Rayati
- Bado Jabal
- Bagh Yousif
- Bukhtiar Pur
- Duri Dero Jageer
- Duri Dero Rayati
- Kalo Bhori
- Kandi Jabal
- Khabroth Jageer
- Khabroth Rayati
- Khero Dero
- Kot Barocho
- Peer Hassan
- Shah Gorch
- Talabad Jabal
- Tando Shahbazi
- Therhi Jageer
- Therhi Rayati
- Thano Bula Khan Taluka (28 dehs)
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- 1998 District census report of Dadu. Census publication. Vol. 82. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.