Larkana Taluka

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Flag of Larkana
Coordinates: 27°33′N 68°12′E / 27.550°N 68.200°E / 27.550; 68.200Coordinates: 27°33′N 68°12′E / 27.550°N 68.200°E / 27.550; 68.200
DistrictLarkana District
 • NazimQurban Ali abbasi
Time zonePST (UTC+5)
No. of Union Councils18

Larkana Taluka is an administrative subdivision (taluka) of Larkana District in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city of Larkana is the capital.[1]

History[change | change source]

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

In 1901 the population was 100,827, compared with 90,15l in 1891. At that time the taluka contained one town, Larkana, and 72 villages.

Administration[change | change source]

Larkana Taluka is administratively subdivided into 18 Union Councils.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Taluka Municipal Administration Larkana". Archived from the original on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2008-12-09.
  2. Lārkāna Tāluka - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 16, p. 144.