Karachi Division

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Karachi Division

کراچی ڈویژن
Location of Karachi Division
Coordinates: 24°54′21″N 67°04′50″E / 24.9059°N 67.0805°E / 24.9059; 67.0805Coordinates: 24°54′21″N 67°04′50″E / 24.9059°N 67.0805°E / 24.9059; 67.0805
CountryPakistan
ProvinceSindh
Established2011
Districts6
Government
 • TypeMetropolitan City
 • City AdministratorRauf Akhtar Farooqui
 • Metropolitan CommissionerSajjad Hussain Abbasi
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total16,051,521
 combined population of all districts
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Postal code
74XXX - 75XXX
Dialling code021

Karachi Division (Urdu: کراچی ڈویژن ‎) is an administrative division of the Sindh Province of Pakistan.

The Karachi Division was abolished in 2000 and five districts of Karachi were merged in City District Karachi.

On 11 July 2011, Sindh Government restored again 5 districts of Karachi division.[2]

In November 2013, a new district (6th), Korangi was formed by splitting District Karachi East.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk.
  2. Five districts of Karachi restored, Published in The News International on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 5 August 2012
  3. dawn.com, Korangi notified as sixth district of Karachi
  4. The News, Korangi made sixth district of Karachi