Nawabshah (Sindhi: نوابشاھ, Urdu: نوابشاہ) is a city and headquarters of the Shaheed Benazirabad District of Sindh province, Pakistan. This city is situated in middle of Sindh province. It is the 27th largest city in Pakistan.[2]

Nawabshah
  • نوابشاھ
  • نوابشاہ
The tomb of Mian Noor Muhammad Kalhoro
The tomb of Mian Noor Muhammad Kalhoro
Nawabshah is located in Sindh
Nawabshah
Nawabshah
Nawabshah is located in Pakistan
Nawabshah
Nawabshah
Coordinates: 26°14′39″N 68°24′36″E / 26.24417°N 68.41000°E / 26.24417; 68.41000Coordinates: 26°14′39″N 68°24′36″E / 26.24417°N 68.41000°E / 26.24417; 68.41000
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
DivisionShaheed Benazir Abad
DistrictShaheed Benazirabad
Population
 • City279,688
 • Rank27th, Pakistan
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Taluka4
Number of Union councils51

Area and population 2014Edit

Area 4,239 Square KM
Population 1,435,130
Male 749,275
Female 685,855
Population (below 15 Years) 45%
Population (between 15–65 Years) 52.2%
Muslim population 94.1%
Hindu population 4.2%

[3][4]

ClimateEdit

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Climate chart (explanation)
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Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Hong Kong Observatory[5]

Nawabshah has a hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification BWh). The city is considered one of the hottest cities in Pakistan, with summer temperatures soaring as high as 53 °C or 127.4 °F. Temperatures above 45 °C or 113 °F are fairly common during late May and early June. Winters start late, around mid-November, lasting to around mid-February, with night-time temperatures often reaching 4 °C or 39.2 °F, and temperatures below 0 °C or 32 °F occurring two or three times on average in January.

The highest temperatures each year in Pakistan, typically rising to above 50 °C (122 °F), are usually recorded in Nawabshah District and Sibi from May to August. The climate is generally dry and hot, but sometimes the temperature falls to 0 °C (32 °F). On 26 May 2010 record breaking severe heat wave hit the city and the mercury level reached 52 °C (126 °F) which was the highest temperature ever recorded in Nawabshah at the time.[6] The climate is generally dry and hot, but sometimes the temperature falls to 0 °C (32 °F). On January 7, 2011 temperatures dropped to 4 °C (39 °F) in the city.[7]

Climate data for Nawabshah, Pakistan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 33.7
(92.7)
38.0
(100.4)
44.5
(112.1)
48.5
(119.3)
51.0
(123.8)
50.5
(122.9)
47.5
(117.5)
48.9
(120.0)
44.5
(112.1)
43.0
(109.4)
41.0
(105.8)
35.0
(95.0)
51.0
(123.8)
Average high °C (°F) 24.3
(75.7)
27.5
(81.5)
33.6
(92.5)
39.6
(103.3)
43.4
(110.1)
43.6
(110.5)
40.3
(104.5)
38.8
(101.8)
38.7
(101.7)
37.4
(99.3)
31.9
(89.4)
25.8
(78.4)
35.4
(95.7)
Average low °C (°F) 6.1
(43.0)
8.8
(47.8)
14.3
(57.7)
19.7
(67.5)
24.6
(76.3)
27.5
(81.5)
27.4
(81.3)
26.1
(79.0)
23.3
(73.9)
18.4
(65.1)
12.3
(54.1)
7.8
(46.0)
18.0
(64.4)
Record low °C (°F) −2.6
(27.3)
−3.6
(25.5)
3.0
(37.4)
7.0
(44.6)
15.0
(59.0)
17.0
(62.6)
20.0
(68.0)
18.9
(66.0)
14.6
(58.3)
7.5
(45.5)
2.8
(37.0)
−1.0
(30.2)
−3.6
(25.5)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.9
(0.07)
2.7
(0.11)
3.4
(0.13)
2.7
(0.11)
1.3
(0.05)
6.6
(0.26)
54.5
(2.15)
43.7
(1.72)
12.9
(0.51)
3.4
(0.13)
1.0
(0.04)
3.6
(0.14)
114.1
(4.49)
Source: [8]

EducationEdit

There are various educational institutions in the city, these include:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities". PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities. citypopulation.de. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  2. ^ "PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities". PAKISTAN: Provinces and Major Cities. citypopulation.de. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Population Welfare Department". Sindh.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2011-12-05.
  4. ^ http://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/FR290/FR290.pdf
  5. ^ "Climatological Information for Nawabshah, Pakistan". Hong Kong Observatory. Retrieved 30 July 2010.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". www.pakmet.com.pk. Archived from the original on 18 February 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2022.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Mercury dips to 4°C in Nawabshah". Dawn.Com. 2010-10-13. Archived from the original on January 25, 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-07.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-06-13. Retrieved 2021-11-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "..:: SBBUVAS ::." sbbuvas.edu.pk.
  10. ^ "SBBU (Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University) SBA". sbbusba.edu.pk.
  11. ^ "!!! PEOPLES UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES FOR WOMEN- SHAHEED BENAZIRABAD !!!". pumhs.edu.pk.
  12. ^ "Website Move to New Domain". shahsachalsami.org.

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