|• Type||Divisional Administration|
|• Commissioner||Nadeem Ur Rehman Memon|
|• Regional Police Officer||N/A|
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.
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:
|Districts of Hyderabad Division|
|Tando Allahyar||5,165||493,526||836,887||Tando Allahyar|
|Tando Muhammad Khan||2,310||438,624||677,228||Tando Muhammad Khan|
During colonial rule, the Erstwhile division was a district of Sind in what was then the Bombay Presidency of British India. 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.
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.
- ^ Karachi’s district status restored, notification issued Archived 16 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine, Published in The News Tribe on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 7 August 2012
- ^ 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
- ^ Five districts of Karachi restored, Published in The News on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 7 August 2012
- ^ Hyderābād District - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 312.
- ^ Hyderābād District - Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 13, p. 314.
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