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Ghotki District

District of Sindh, Pakistan

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Ghotki District

ضِلعو گھوٽڪي
Location of Ghotki in Sindh province
Coordinates: 27°49′N 69°39′E / 27.817°N 69.650°E / 27.817; 69.650Coordinates: 27°49′N 69°39′E / 27.817°N 69.650°E / 27.817; 69.650
Country  Pakistan
Province  Sindh
District GovernmentMirpur Mathelo
District1983
District AdministrationMirpur Mathelo
Area
 • Total6,083 km2 (2,349 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total1,646,318
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Websitewww.ghotkidistrict.com

Ghotki District (Saraiki: ضِلعو گھوٽڪي‎; Urdu: ضلع گھوٹکی‎) is a district of the province of Sindh, Pakistan, with headquarter the city of Mirpur Mathelo. Prior to its establishment as a district in 1983, it formed part of Sukkur District.[2] According to the 1998 census, the district had a population of 970,550. Of these residents, 158,500 (16.33%) lived in urban areas, and 812,050 (83.67%) lived in rural areas.[3]

Ghotki District Intro articles: 2

Administration

The Ghotki district is administratively subdivided into the following Tehsils:

Ghotki District Administration articles: 6

Location

The Ghotki District is a border district between the northern Sindh province of Pakistan and Punjab, Pakistan.

Overview of "Punjab, Pakistan" article

Sugar Cane

Ghotki District has recently embraced sugar cane. The total acreage of cultivable land is 286,090 ha in 2019–20. The area under cultivation of sugar cane increased to 58,774 ha in 2019-20 from 6,511 ha in 2011–12. Five functional sugar mills are located in the district.[4]

Overview of "Sugarcane" article

Geography

Ghotki District is streched in 6975 km2 (1,555,528 acres). 25,000 acres area of the district consisting of desert land, 402,578 acres (25.88%) is flooded (Katcha) area and remaining area lying between desert and flooded areas of district is cultivated. Desert area having wind-blown hills as Achro Thar (White Desert). Flooded area (Kacha) is stretched on 87 km along Indus River from north - east to south - west of the district where forests exist in this area.

Demography

According to the 1998 census results, the major first languages spoken in the district were Sindhi (92%), Urdu (3.1%) and Punjabi (2.9%).[5]

Religion

Per the 1998 census of Pakistan,[6] the most common religions in the Ghotki District are:

  • Islam 93.06%
  • Hinduism 6.68%
  • Christianity 0.14%
  • Others: 0.04%

The historic Shadani Darbar is located in here.[7]

Ghotki District Geography articles: 5

List of Dehs

The following is a list of Dadu District's 351 dehs, organised by taluka:[8]

  • Ghotki taluka (77 dehs)
    • Adilpur
    • Amirabad
    • Attal Muradani
    • Bago Daho
    • Bandh
    • Baqro
    • Behishti
    • Belo Gublo
    • Belo Jamshero
    • Belo Sangri
    • Beriri
    • Bhanjro
    • Bhiryalo
    • Bhityoon
    • Changlani
    • Dari
    • Dhamaji
    • Doomano
    • Drago
    • Dring Chachhar
    • Erazi
    • Esa Wali
    • Fazal Bhayo
    • Hakra
    • Hamro
    • Hussain Beli
    • Jahanpur
    • Jamal
    • Janghiari
    • Katcho Bahab
    • Katcho Bindi
    • Katcho Miranpur
    • Katcho Tibi
    • Katco Buxo Ghoto
    • Khadwari
    • Khahi Daro
    • Kham
    • Khuhara
    • Kotlo Bullo
    • Labana
    • Lakhan
    • Laloowali
    • Maka
    • Malhir
    • Malook Wali
    • Mathelo
    • Miyani
    • Moto Mahar
    • Muhammad Pur
    • Odharwali
    • Pacco Bahab
    • Pacco Bindi
    • Pacco Buxo Ghoto
    • Pacco Miranpur
    • Pacco Tibi
    • Pano Khalso
    • Phekrato
    • Qadirpur
    • Qaloo Malhan
    • Qazi Wahan
    • Ruk
    • Salehn Malhar
    • Sangi Ghotki
    • Sangri
    • Sarhad
    • Satabo Bhayo
    • Shafiabad
    • Shaikhani
    • Suhriani
    • Sundrani
    • Thatho Malhan
    • Vidhur
    • Wad Pagiya
    • Wagni
    • Wasayo Chachar
    • Wasti Inayat Shah
    • Wasti Q. Din Shah
  • Daharki taluka (48 dehs)
    • Alamarain
    • Bago Daro
    • Belo Berutta
    • Berutta
    • Chacharki
    • Chanad
    • Chhoranwalo
    • Daharki
    • Derawaro
    • Dhandh Raharki
    • Goi
    • Gorhelo
    • Gulo Pitafi
    • Hamidpur
    • Hiko
    • Ibrahim Pitafi
    • Jado Pitafi
    • Jampur
    • Jhanwar
    • Jhum
    • Jung
    • Kalwar
    • Katta
    • Khenjho
    • Kherohi
    • Khushkh
    • Kotlo
    • Lal Pitafi
    • Looni
    • Maringaro
    • Mirzapur
    • Poh No1
    • Poh No2
    • Raharki
    • Rail
    • Raini
    • Sain Dino Malik
    • Sanilo
    • Sanko
    • Sejan
    • Shahbazpur
    • Simno
    • Sutiayaro No5
    • Sutiyaro Chak No1
    • Sutiyaro Chak No2
    • Takio M. Pannah
    • Vijnoth
    • Wahi Gul Khan
  • Khan Garh taluka (37 dehs)
    • Aithi
    • Ali Mahar
    • Ari Mahar
    • Bambli
    • Bandwari
    • Bari
    • Bhetoor
    • Bhitoin
    • Chak Qazi Badal
    • Chhanwani
    • Dakhano
    • Ibrahim Mahar
    • Izat Wari
    • Kandlo
    • Khabar Chachar
    • Khangarh
    • Khanpur
    • Lakho Mahar
    • Lohi
    • Makahi
    • Mithri
    • Naro
    • Pathan Mahar
    • Phul Daho
    • Qazi Badal
    • Raanyar
    • Sahta
    • Samo Wah
    • Sanharo
    • Shahpur
    • Sutiaro No. 1
    • Sutiaro No. 3
    • Tarai
    • Wahi Dhano
    • Waloo Mahar
    • Walrah
    • Warwaro
  • Mirpur Matelo taluka (60 dehs)
    • Akhtiar Waseer
    • Alim Khan Gadani
    • Baloch Khan
    • Barar
    • Bel Mirpur
    • Belo Waseer
    • Belo Bozdar
    • Bhiri Laghari
    • Chijjan
    • Damanon
    • Darwesh Naich
    • Dhangro
    • Dil Muard Gabole
    • Dino Mako
    • Drib Dethri
    • Fatehpur
    • Gahno lund
    • Gaji Gadani
    • Garhi Chakar
    • Gendarko
    • Gurkan
    • Haj Korai
    • Hamind Korai
    • Hayat Pitafi
    • Ismail Bozdar
    • Jahan Khan Unar
    • Jarwar
    • Jhangan
    • Jindo Pitafi
    • Kander
    • Karampur
    • Khansar
    • Khu Meenhon
    • Khui Khengi
    • Lashkri Lund
    • Latif Shah
    • Machalo
    • Malnas
    • Meroja
    • Mirpur
    • Mitho Lund
    • Nhundri
    • Pipri
    • Sabar Bozdar
    • Saeed Khan Chandio
    • Sahib Khan Lund
    • Shekhan Wari
    • Sher Ali Gabole
    • Sher Khan Bozdar
    • Sher Khan Kolachi
    • Sobho Lund
    • Sono Pitafi
    • Suhanjro
    • Sutyaro 1
    • Sutyaro 4
    • Tahir Gadani
    • Wah Bakro
    • Wadhi Ghoto
    • Wahi Mubarak
    • Yaro Lund
  • Ubauro taluka
    • B. Rano Rahar
    • Band
    • Bapar
    • Belo Rawanti
    • Bindi adam
    • Bindo A. Sattar
    • Bori
    • Chanali
    • Chandia
    • Chatu Daho
    • Dabli
    • Daulatpur
    • Daveri
    • Detha Bhaya
    • Dilwaro
    • Dub
    • Garang
    • Ghundi
    • Girkno
    • Gohram chachar
    • Goongo daho
    • Islam Lashari
    • Jhangal Dawo
    • Jhangal malik
    • Kalwli
    • Kamo Shaheed
    • Katcho miani malook
    • Keenjhar
    • Khambhra
    • Khamiso Chachar
    • Koraiki
    • Kotlo kamil
    • Kotlo Yousuf
    • Kubhur
    • Kundri Walo
    • Mari
    • Maroowalo
    • Matar Kot
    • Muhammad Pur
    • Muradpur
    • Naseer dhandu
    • Nurley
    • Pako miani malook
    • Pir Bux
    • Rajanpur
    • Rano Rahar
    • Rawanti
    • Reti
    • Rind
    • Sayed Pur
    • Shadi walo
    • Shahwali
    • Shams chapri
    • Shewani
    • Soi Sharef
    • Sonan
    • Tig
    • Ubauro
    • W. J. Shah
    • Warwalo

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See also

References

  1. ^ "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  2. ^ PCO 1998, p. 10.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-29. Retrieved 2014-11-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Khan, Mohammad Hussain (2020-11-30). "Ghotki's story of sugar and cotton". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-12-29.
  5. ^ PCO 1998, p. 26.
  6. ^ http://www.pbs.gov.pk/sites/default/files/other/pocket_book2006/2.pdf
  7. ^ "Hindu pilgrims attend central ceremony of Shadani Darbar". Pakistan Today. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  8. ^ "List of Dehs in Sindh" (PDF). Sindh Zameen. Retrieved 22 March 2021.

Bibliography

  • 1998 District census report of Ghotki. Census publication. 88. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.