3 Gwadar District

Gwadar District

Infobox Pakistan district
district = Gwadar District
area = 15.216
population = 250,000
pop_year = 2005
density = 16.4
established = July 1977
nazim = Mir Abdul Ghafoor
naib_nazim = Abdul Ghaffar Hoth
languages = Balochi, Urdu
website = gwadar.sdnpk.org

caption =
region = Balochistan

Gwadar was notified as a district on July 1, 1977 when Makran Division was created and divided into three districts. Gwadar is the headquarters of Gwadar District. Previously it was one of 3 tehsils of Makran District before the district was upgraded to a division. For administrative purposes, the district is divided into two sub-divisions, namely Gwadar and Pasni. These sub-divisions are further divided into tehsils and sub-tehsils. Gwadar sub-division comprises two tehsils, named Gwadar and Jiwani, and one sub-tehsil named Suntsar. Pasni sub-division is divided into Pasni and Ormara tehsils. Gwadar district, with its 600 kilometres long coast line and un-irrigated tracts of Kulanch and Dasht valleys, has always been an important chapter of Makran’s history.


The district of Gwadar is administratively subdivided into the following tehsils:

* Gwadar
* Jiwani
* Ormara
* Pasni
* Suntsar


According to the 1998 census the population of Gwadar District was 178,989 [ [http://www.gwadar.sdnpk.org/population.htm 1998 CENSUS - BALOCHISTAN] ] of whom 93% were Muslim with a small minority of Hindus, the population was estimated to be over 250,000 in 2005. The major Baloch tribes of the district are Kalmati, Raees, Zeno Zai, Poz Hoth and Shehzada.

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