Khairpur, Pakistan

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Khairpur (Urdu: خیرپور‎, khīr´poor) is the twelfth largest city in the province of Sindh in southeast Pakistan. Today it is the capital of Khairpur District . It was once the capital of the former princely state of Khayrpur.

Population[change | change source]

According to the 1998 census, 102,188 lived there. At the 1981 census, there were only 61,447.

Some important facts[change | change source]

  • The beautiful old Faiz Mahal palace, once the home of the ruling family of Khayrpur state, is also situated here.

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