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Hyderabad City Taluka

Hyderabad City Taluka
Tehsil
حيدرآباد شھر تعلقو
Map of the district of Hyderabad in Sindh.svg
Country  Pakistan
Province Sindh
District Hyderabad District
Government
 • Nazim Abdul Jabbar
 • Naib Nazim Ghulam Shabbir Chishty
Population (2016)
 • Estimate () 1.2 million
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Union Councils 20

Hyderabad City Taluka (Sindhi : حيدرآباد شھر تعلقو) is an administrative subdivision (taluka) of Hyderabad District in the Sindh province of Pakistan.[1] Hyderabad district is subdivided into 4 talukas, the Urban area around the capital Hyderabad is part of Hyderabad City Taluka.[1]

Administration

The Taluka of Hyderabad city is administratively subdivided into 11 Union Councils.[1]

History

During British rule the city of Hyderabad, Sindh became the headquarters of Hyderabad Taluka - and for a time was part of the Bombay Presidency of British India.

The Imperial Gazetteer of India, written over a century ago during British rule, describes the taluka as follows:

References

  1. ^ a b c Taluka Municipal Administration Hyderabad City
  2. ^ Hyderābād Tāluka, Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 321.