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The Karachi Cantonment (Urdu: کراچی چھاؤنی ‎) is a cantonment town of the city of Karachi, in Sindh, Pakistan. It serves as a military base and residential establishment. It was established by the British Indian Army in August 1942, and taken over by the Pakistan Army in 1947. The cantonment maintains its own water supply and electricity infrastructure and is outside the jurisdiction of the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation.

Karachi
Cantonment
Karachi Cantt. Railway Station
CountryPakistan
ProvinceSindh
City DistrictKarachi
EstablishedAugust 1942
Government
 • TypeCantonment Board
 • PresidentSikandar Viqar Naqvi
 • Nominated Military MemberMuhammad Naeem Jan Khan
Area
 • Total993.916 km2 (383.753 sq mi)
Population
 (1998)
 • Total58,000
Time zonePakistan Standard Time
 • Summer (DST)GMT +05:00
WebsiteNo Official Website (Previously kcb.com.pk but now taken over by Karakorum Bank)

The biggest and busiest railway station of Pakistan, Karachi Cantt, is also located here.

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