Balochistan, Pakistan

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Balochistan
بلوچستان
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Banner o Balochistan بلوچستان
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Official seal of Balochistan بلوچستان
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Location o Balochistan
Location o Balochistan
Coordinates: 30°07′N 67°01′E / 30.12°N 67.01°E / 30.12; 67.01
KintraPakistan
Established1 Julie 1970
Provincial CaipitalQuetta (simmer), Gwadar (winter)
Largest cityQuetta
Govrenment
 • TeepProvince
 • BodiProvincial Assembly
 • GovrenorZulfikar Ali Magsi
 • Chief MeenisterAslam Raisani (PPP)
Area
 • Total347190 km2 (134,050 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • Total33,162,222
Time zoneUTC+5 (PKT)
Main Leid(s)
Provincial Assembly seats65
Destricts30
Union Cooncils86
Websitewww.balochistan.gov.pk

Balochistan (Balochi, Urdu: بلوچستان‎, Brahui: Balocistán) is ane o the fower provinces or federatin units o Pakistan. Wi an aurie o 134,051 mi2 or (347,190 km2), it is the lairgest province o Pakistan, constitutin approximately 44% o the total land mass o Pakistan. Accordin tae the 1998 population census, Balochistan haed a population o roughly 6.6 million.[2] The lairgest ceety, Quetta is the simmer caipital while Gwadar, the port ceety locatit in the sooth-wast, serves as the winter caipital.

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  1. "Pak population increased by 46.9% between 1998 and 2011". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 Januar 2016.
  2. "Population, Area and Density by Region/Province" (PDF). Federal Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan. 1998. Retrieved 20 Julie 2009.

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