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Hyderabad Division

Hyderabad Division (Sindhi: حيدرآباد ڊويزن‎) is an administrative division of the Sindh Province of Pakistan. It was abolished in 2000 but restored again on 11 July 2011.[1]

Hyderabad is the divisional headquarters of Hyderabad Division. Following the separation of the Badin, Sujawal and Thatta Districts out of Hyderabad Division to form the new Banbhore Division, the residual Hyderabad Division now comprises six districts:[2][3]

Districts of Hyderabad Division
District Area (km2) Population
1998 Census
Population
2017 Census
Capital
Dadu 7,866 1,106,717 1,550,266 Dadu
Hyderabad 5,519 1,494,866 2,199,463 Hyderadad
Jamshoro 11,250 582,094 993,142 Jamshoro
Matiari 1,417 494,244 769,349 Matiari Sujawal 7,335 0 781,967 Sujawal
Tando Allahyar 5,165 493,526 836,887 Tando Allahyar
Tando Muhammad Khan 2,310 438,624 677,228 Tando Muhammad Khan
Totals 33,527 4,610,071 7,026,335 Hyderadad

History

During colonial rule, the erstwhile division was a district of Sind in what was then the Bombay Presidency of British India.[4] The population of the district increased by 47% between 1872 and 1901. The total population according to the census were 677,994 in 1872, 703,637 in 1881, 861,994 in 1891 and 989,030 in 1901.[5]

Taluka Population (1901)
Guni 91,506
Badin 81,790
Tando Bago 74,876
Dero Mohbat 46,919
Hyderabad 138,021
Tando Alahyar 87,990
Shahdadpur 73,504
Hala 98,230
Sakrand 64,036
Moro 66,641
Naushahro 97,506
Kandiaro 62,937
Nasrat 5,074

After independence in 1947 the district became a division until its dissolution in 2000, the division comprised the districts of Badin, Hyderabad and Tando Allahyar.

On 11 July 2011 Sindh Government restored again Hyderabad division.

See also

References

  1. ^ Karachi’s district status restored, notification issued, Published in The News Tribe on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 7 August 2012
  2. ^ Divisions/Districts of Pakistan Archived 30 September 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
    Note: Although divisions as an administrative structure has been abolished, the election commission of Pakistan still groups districts under the division names
  3. ^ Five districts of Karachi restored, Published in The News on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 7 August 2012
  4. ^ Hyderābād District - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 312.
  5. ^ Hyderābād District - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 314.