Jampur District

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Jampur Tehsil
ضِلع جام پُور
Top: Masjid Deen Muhammad Khan, Jampur
View of desert region in the district
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab, Pakistan Punjab
DivisionDera Ghazi Khan
Established (District Status)31 December 2022
HeadquartersJampur
Government
 • TypeDistrict Administration
 • Deputy CommissionerN/A
 • District Police OfficerN/A
 • District Health OfficerN/A
Area
[1]: 13 
 • Total12,318 km2 (4,756 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,996,039
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Number of Tehsils3
Main language(s)Saraiki, Balochi
Websiterajanpur.punjab.gov.pk

Jampur (Urdu: ضلع جامپور) is a district of the Pakistani province of Punjab, with its administrative headquarters the city of Jampur.[2] Lying west of the Indus River, its inhabitants are mostly Saraikis and Baloch. According to the 1998 census, the district had a population of 1,100,000, and 14.27% of these were inhabitants of urban areas.[3]

Administration[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998 District Census report of Rajanpur. Census publication. Vol. 27. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 1999.
  2. ^ Correspondent, Our (31 December 2022). "Jampur gets district status". Tribune TODAY'S PAPER. p. 1. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  3. ^ 1998 Census figures – Urban Resource Centre Archived 2006-05-13 at the Wayback Machine