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Diplo, Sindh

Diplo
ڏيپلو
City
Diplo is located in Sindh
Diplo
Diplo
Coordinates: 24°17′N 69°21′E / 24.28°N 69.35°E / 24.28; 69.35
Country Pakistan
ProvinceSindh
Elevation26 m (85 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)

Diplo (Sindhi: ڏيپلوUrdu: ڈِپلو‎), is a Tehsil (Taluka) in Tharparkar District, in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is located at 24°28'0N 69°35'0E with an altitude of 26 meters (85 feet). It is located in Thar desert.[1]

Taluka Diplo is one of the oldest towns of Sindh. It is situated in the south and borders Runn of Katch. Deepo Menghwar first established this town. After the partition, Diplo was made Taluka headquarter of district Tharparkar. It has a Taluka hospital, one-degree college, one government high school for boys, one government high school for girls, one vocational school, ten government primary schools for boys and eight government primary school for girls.

Diplo is 40 kilometers ways from Mithi (district headquarter) and 107 kilometers from Badin and is connected with these towns by metalled roads.

After partition this town was sanitary committee till 1959. Afterwards, it was made union council. In 1974 it was up-graded as Town Committee. In 2001 with the introduction of new local government system Taluka Council/Taluka Municipal Administration Diplo was established. Taluka Council Diplo is consisted of following union council:

Union Council Diplo Union Council Sobhiar Union Council Jhirmirio Union Council Dabhro Union Council Bolhari Union Council Khetlari Union Council Kaloi Union Council Bhitaro

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