Naushahro Feroze District

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Naushahro Feroze District
  • نوشهرو فيروز ضلعو
  • ضلع نوشهرو فیروز
Fields in Naushahro Feroze district
Fields in Naushahro Feroze district
Map of Sindh with Naushahro Feroze District (نوشهرو فیروز) highlighted
Map of Sindh with Naushahro Feroze District (نوشهرو فیروز) highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
DivisionShaheed Benazir Abad
Largest cityMoro
HeadquartersNaushahro Feroze
Government
 • TypeDistrict Administration
 • Deputy CommissionerCapt. Bilal Shahid Rao
 • District Police OfficerN/A
 • District Health OfficerN/A
Area
 • Total2,946 km2 (1,137 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,612,047
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)
Websitewww.facebook.com/NaushahroFiroz/

Naushahro Feroze District (Sindhi: نوشهرو فيروز ضلعو, Urdu: ضلع نوشهرو فیروز) is a district in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Its capital is Naushahro Feroze city. Administratively subdivided into five talukas and 51 union councils, according to the 2017 census of Pakistan it had a population of 1,612,373.[2] The Naushahro Feroze was given the status of District on 15 November 1989 and. Before, it was Taluka of Nawabshah District (Now Shaheed Benazirabad). On given status as district, Naushahro Feroze was placed under administrative control of Sukkur Division however, it has been placed under Shaheed Benazirabad Division during 2011.

Government and politics[edit]

National Assembly representation[edit]

District Naushahro Feroze has two members in National Assembly of Pakistan. The district electoral is referred to as NA-212 and NA-212. The member elected from NA-212 represents the constituencies of Moro and Naushahro Feroze Talukas. The member elected from NA-212 represents Kandiaro, Bhirya and Mehrabpur Talukas.

Provincial Assembly representation[edit]

The district has five member representation in Provincial Assembly of Sindh. The provincial assembly electoral for the district is as below:

  • PS-35 (Naushahro Feroze city, Mithiani, Abran, Bhorti)
  • PS-34 (Tharushah, Bhirya, Darbelo)
  • PS-33 (Halani, Kandiaro, Mehrabpur)

decreased one seat in census 2017

  • PS-36 (Moro, New Jatoi, Dars)

Local governments (tehsils of district)[edit]

Administrative unit Number of Kanungo circles/
Supervisory uapas
Number of mouzas
Circles/Ttpas
Total Rural Urban Partly Urban Forest Unpopulated Population
Naushahro Feroze
3
21
60
51
01
07
--
01
372,821
[2]
Bhiria
2
17
33
21
01
10
--
01
301,044
[2]
Moro
4
26
53
47
--
02
03
01
368,789
[2]
Kandiaro
3
17
53
46
--
03
04
01
322,439
[2]
Mehrabpur
2
16
34
29
--
05
--
--
247,280
[2]
Total
14
97
233
194
02
27
07
03
1,612,373
[2]

Transportation[edit]

The main N-5 passes through the district.

The main railway track passes through the district which is not functional for a long time. The route was from Padidan to NF, Moro, Dadu, etc. but it has ended now. Now the main major railway station for the NF peoples is Padidan which is fully functional and having second longest platform in Pakistan with a vast locoshed area. Have major trains stop, Hazara Express, Awami Express, Fareed Express, Pakistan Express and Sukkur Express.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2017 census, Naushahro Feroze district had a population of 1,612,047, of which 831,392 were males and 780,446 females. The rural population was 1,232,814 (76.48%) and urban 379,233 (23.52%). The literacy rate is 53.83%: 66.22% for males and 40.73% for females.[1]

Religions in Naushahro Feroze district (2017)[1]
Religion Percent
Muslims
98.30%
Hindus
1.64%
Other or not stated
0.06%

The majority religion is Islam, with 98.30% of the population. Hinduism (including those from Scheduled Castes) is practiced by 1.64% of the population.[1]

Languages of Naushahro Feroze district (2017)

  Sindhi (89.45%)
  Urdu (4.68%)
  Punjabi (3.34%)
  Others (2.53%)

At the time of the 2017 census, 89.45% of the population spoke Sindhi, 4.68% Urdu and 3.34% Punjabi as their first language.[1]

List of Dehs[edit]

The following is a list of Naushahro Feroze District's Dehs, organised by Tehsils:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "District-wise Tables - Census 2017 Final Results". pbs.gov.pk. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "DISTRICT WISE CENSUS RESULTS CENSUS 2017" (PDF). www.pbscensus.gov.pk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-29.
  3. ^ "List of Dehs in Sindh" (PDF). Sindh Zameen. Retrieved 22 March 2021.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 1998 District census report of Naushahro Firoze. Census publication. Vol. 92. Islamabad: Population Census Organization, Statistics Division, Government of Pakistan. 2000.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°50′24″N 68°07′12″E / 26.84000°N 68.12000°E / 26.84000; 68.12000