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Matiari District

Matiari District
ضِلعو مٽیاري
District
Map of Sindh with Matiari District highlighted
Map of Sindh with Matiari District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
Established 2005
Headquarters Matiari
Area
 • Total 1,417 km2 (547 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 615,320
 • Density 363.68/km2 (941.9/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Tehsils 3
Website http://www.matiari.net/

Matiari District (Sindhi:ضِلعو مٽیاري), is located in Sindh, Pakistan. The city of Matiari is the capital.

Contents

  • Subdivisions 1
  • History 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Subdivisions

The district is administratively subdivided into three talukhas:[1]

History

The district was created in 2005 out of Hyderabad District.[2] Muhammad Usman Chachar was the first District Coordination Officer (D.C.O), serving for three years. Syed Muhammad Ali Shah Jamot was the first "Nazim" (Mayor) of the district.

References

  1. ^ "NRB: Local Government Elections". nrb.gov.pk. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  2. ^ District Profile: Upper Sindh - Matiari

External links

Official website

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