Balochistan, Pakistan

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Balochistan
بلوچستان
Province
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Banner o Balochistanبلوچستان
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Offeecial seal o Balochistanبلوچستان
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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
Kintra Pakistan
Established 1 Julie 1970
Provincial Caipital

Quetta (simmer),

Gwadar (winter)
Largest city Quetta
Govrenment
 • Teep Province
 • Bouk Provincial Assembly
 • Govrenor Zulfikar Ali Magsi
 • Chief Meenister Aslam Raisani (PPP)
Aurie
 • Tot 347,190 km2 (134,050 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Tot 33,162,222
Time zone PKT (UTC+5)
Main Leid(s)
Provincial Assembly seats 65
Destricts 30
Union Cooncils 86
Wabsteid www.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.

Provincial symbols of Balochistan (unofficial)
Provincial animal Camel Camel-Desert animal.jpg
Provincial bird MacQueen's bustard MacQueens Bustard in Greater Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India.jpg
Provincial tree Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera1.jpg
Provincial flower Perovskia atriplicifolia Perovskia atriplicifolia 3.jpg
Provincial sport Tent pegging

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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 2009-07-20. 

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