|Coordinates: Coordinates: 27°22′29.0″N 68°05′50.0″E / 27.374722°N 68.097222°E|
|• Naib Nazim||Bashir Ahmed Junejo|
|• Total||4 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||39 m (128 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (PST)|
Dokri (Sindhi: ڏوڪري) is a town in Larkana District, Sindh province of Pakistan and is the capital town of the Dokri Taluka. Moenjodaro is found 7 km away in East-South of the Dokri town. The town has been the point of several Communist movements in the past.
Etymology[change | change source]
Dokri was once called Lab-e-Darya or a lip of the Indus, the name is believed to have been taken from Dhaatki, or ‘old woman’.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Union Administrations of Taluka Dokri". Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2008-07-17.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Dokri in a shambles - Dawn Pakistan". Archived from the original on 2007-07-13. Retrieved 2008-07-17.