Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Pakistan (PK) Sindh Province Karachi Statistical Division


Karachi Statistical Division

Image: The mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948), founder of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and resident of Karachi, was completed in 1970.

Summary

Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, has an estimated population of 10 000 000. The major city of Karachi--Landi/Korangi (2 000 000), the unidentified major towns Karachi--11 km E of Karachi (30 000), Karachi--34 km E of Karachi (25 000), and the major town of Karachi--Gulshan-e Maymar (20 000) are within the city limits of Karachi.

Detailed Analysis

Karachi statistical division contains only Karachi District. Its area is 3 527 km² and its population is 9 856 318.

Karachi District is divided into eighteen subdivisions called towns. These are Baldia (population 406 165), Bin Qasim (315 684), Gadap (289 564), Gulberg (453 490), Gulshan (1 200 000 est.), Jamshed (733 821), Keamari (383 788), Korangi (564 505), Landhi (666 748), Liaquatabad (649 091), Lyari (607 992), Malir (398 289), New Karachi (240 000 est.), North Nazimabad (500 000 est.), Orangi (723 694), Saddar (616 151), Shah Faisal (335 823), and SITE (Sindh Industrial Trading Estate, 467 560).

Karachi has an area of 300 km² and an estimated population of 10 000 000.

Landhi/Korangi has an area of 61 km² and an estimated population of 2 000 000 and extends into Bin Qasim town. An unidentified urban area 34 km E of Karachi in Bin Qasim town has an area of 5.9 km² and an estimated population of 20 000. Gulshan-e Maymar in Gadap town has an area of 3.5 km² and an estimated population of 20 000. Karachi--Pakistan Steel in Bin Qasim town has an area of 3.2 km² and an estimated population of zero. Gulshan-e Hadeed in Bin Qasim town has an area of 1.7 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. Karachi--Lyari Basti in Gadap town has an area of 1.7 km² and an estimated population of 17 000. Mauripur in Keamari town has an area of 1.4 km² and an estimated population of 15 000. Karachi--Bhitai Colony in Korangi town has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of 30 000. An unidentified urban area 30 km E of Karachi in Bin Qasim town has an area of 1.0 km² and an estimated population of zero.

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