Balochistan, Pakistan

Frae Wikipedia
(Reguidit frae Balochistan (Pakistan))
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Banner o Balochistan بلوچستان
Offeecial seal o Balochistan بلوچستان
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
 • Teep Province
 • Bouk Provincial Assembly
 • Govrenor Zulfikar Ali Magsi
 • Chief Meenister Aslam Raisani (PPP)
 • Total 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

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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Pak population increased by 46.9% between 1998 and 2011". The Times of India. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  2. "Population, Area and Density by Region/Province" (PDF). Federal Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan. 1998. Retrieved 2009-07-20. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]