Hyderabad City Taluka

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Hyderabad City Taluka
Flag of Hyderabad City Taluka
Location of Hyderabad City Taluka
Coordinates: 25°22′45″N 68°22′06″E / 25.37917°N 68.36833°E / 25.37917; 68.36833Coordinates: 25°22′45″N 68°22′06″E / 25.37917°N 68.36833°E / 25.37917; 68.36833
Country Pakistan
DistrictHyderabad District
 • NazimAbdul Jabbar
 • Naib NazimGhulam Shabbir Chishty
Time zonePST (UTC+5)
No. of Union Councils20

Hyderabad City Taluka is an administrative subdivision (taluka) of Hyderabad District in the Sindh province of Pakistan.[1] Hyderabad District is divided into 4 talukas, the Urban area around the capital Hyderabad is part of Hyderabad City Taluka.[1]

Administration[change | change source]

The Taluka of Hyderabad city is administratively subdivided into 11 Union Councils.[1]

History[change | change source]

During British rule the city of Hyderabad became the headquarters of Hyderabad Taluka - and for a time was part of the Bombay Presidency of British India.[2]

According to the 1901 census, the taluka contained only one town - the capital, Hyderabad (population, 69,378). The taluka also at this time contained 98 villages and the population was 138,021, compared with 122,507 in 1891.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Taluka Municipal Administration Hyderabad City". Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2008-12-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hyderābād Tāluka - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 321.