Thul Taluka

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Country Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
Province Sindh
District Jacobabad District
Time zone UTC+5 (PST)
Number of towns 3
Number of Union Councils 24

Thul (Sindhi : ٺل) is an administrative subdivision of Jacobabad District in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The subdivision is administratively subdivided into 24 Union Councils, two of which form the capital, Thul. [1] Thul is one of the densely populated Taluka of District Jacobabad, spreading over 317,520 acres. It consists of about half of the population of whole district and its population is approximately 356,705. There are 19 union councils and 96 Dehs in this taluka. The headquarters of this taluka are about 33 km at the east side of district headquarters and connected with rail and road with other parts such as Kandhkot, Shikarpur and Baluchistan province.

Sindhi language Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia (Pakistan and India)

Sindhi, is an Indo-Aryan language of the historical Sindh region in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, spoken by the Sindhi people. It is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh. In India, Sindhi is one of the scheduled languages officially recognized by the central government, though Sindhi is not an official language of any of the states in India.

A tehsil is an administrative division in some countries of South Asia. It is an area of land with a city or town that serves as its administrative centre, with possible additional towns, and usually a number of villages. The terms in India have replaced earlier geographical terms, such as pargana, pergunnah and thannah, used under Delhi Sultanate and the British Raj.

Jacobabad District District in Sindh, Pakistan

Jacobabad District is a district in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. It is located in the north of Sindh, by the provincial boundary with Balochistan. Its headquarters is the town of Jacobabad, which was founded by General John Jacob in 1847.



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Sindhi Hindus

Sindhi Hindus are Sindhi people that follow the Hindu religion and traditions, and originate from the Sindh region of modern Pakistan, which was previously a part of pre-partition British India.


Sindhi, Balochi and others. Sindhi and Balochi are commonly spoken for communication in the area, since it is near Balochistan, it has therefore a notable number of Baloch people living in the town due to which Balochi has become the mostly spoken language after Sindhi.

Balochi language Northwestern Iranian language

Balochi is the principal language of the Baloch people spoken primarily in Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Balochistan Region

Balochistan is an arid desert and mountainous region in south-western Asia. It comprises the Pakistani province of Balochistan, Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan, and the southern areas of Afghanistan including Nimruz, Helmand and Kandahar provinces. Balochistan borders the Pashtunistan region to the north, Sindh and Punjab to the east, and Persian regions to the west. South of its southern coastline, including the Makran Coast, are the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman.

Baloch people ethnic group

The Baloch or Baluch are an Iranian peoples who live mainly in the Balochistan region of the southeastern-most edge of the Iranian plateau in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, as well as in the Arabian Peninsula.


Thul is located at corner of three districts of Sindh, Jacobabad, Shikarpur and Kashmore. Round about one hour journey to each district headquarters of the cities.

Shikarpur District District in Sindh, Pakistan

Shikarpur district (Sindhi:شڪارپور) :, is a district in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city of Shikarpur is the District, there are four (04) Sub-Divisions, locally called (Taluka) Lakhi Ghulam Shah, Garhi Yasin, Khanpur and Shikarpur itself. It is spread over an area of 2,512 km2 According to census 2017 total population of District Shikarpur is 1231481. In Total population males are 634985, female are 596477 and Shemale / Transgender are 19. Average annual growth rate is 1.78 from 1998 to 2017. The East India Company occupied Sindh in 1843; They formed three districts in Sindh administratively; 1.Hyderabad 2. Karachi 3.Shikarpur. Then the Shikarpur city was the District Headquarters till 1901 until the British Government Shifted District Headquarters to Sukkur. At that time Shikarpur had 14 talukas which covered the area of all North Sindh except Khairpur. Those days Shikarpur District had its boundaries from Kashmore to Dadu district nowadays.

Kashmore District District in Sindh, Pakistan

Kashmore District, , previously known as Khizmer or Khizmore, is a district of the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The capital city is Kandhkot which has a population of District Kashmore 1,206,772. Kashmoor Kandkot is part of Larkana division. Its old name was Khizmer or Khizmor. While the district headquarter is Kandkot city. Kashmoor Kandkot district was created in 2004. Before this it was part of Jacobabad district. The total population of district Kashmoor Kandkot was 1207000 persons in 2011. Total area of district is 255 square kilometers. The spoken languages are Sindhi 40% and Balochi 60%. Its border is connected with Punjab and Balochistan provinces. Kashmoor city is gateway to Punjab province and Balochistan province.

Rail: Thul Railway Station is located outside of the Thul city approximately three km. It connects the city of Thul to Jacobabad and Kandhkot.

Thul-Nao railway station (Urdu: تھل نو ریلوے اسٹیشن ‎) is located in Jacobabad District of Sindh, Pakistan.

Kandhkot is a city and tehsil in Kashmore District in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The Kandhkot is the 7th-largest city in Sindh Province and 14th-largest in Pakistan. Kandhkot Anaj Mandi is said to be the second-largest grain market of Asia. Its sports stadium is the third-largest stadium in Sindh Province, and 12th-largest in Pakistan. Kandhkot Sports Stadium has received the acceptance of PCB.

By road: Thul is connected via road to most major Pakistani cities such as Karachi connecting link road to National Highway at Hamayun area, Panjab, Islamabad, Peshawar, Gilgit-Baltistan, AJK and others via connecting Indus Highway at Kandhkot and Quetta connecting through National Highway at Jacobabad.

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Peshawar City district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Peshawar is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Situated in the broad Valley of Peshawar near the eastern end of the historic Khyber Pass, close to the border with Afghanistan, Peshawar's recorded history dates back to at least 539 BCE, making it the oldest city in Pakistan and one of the oldest cities in the world. Peshawar was the capital of the ancient Kushan Empire, and was home to what may have been the tallest building in the ancient world, the Kanishka stupa. Peshawar was then sacked by the White Huns, before the arrival of Muslim empires. The city was an important trading centre during the Mughal era before serving as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire from 1757 until the city was annexed by the Sikh Kingdom in 1834, who were then followed by the British in 1849.

Gilgit-Baltistan Administrative territory of Pakistan

Gilgit-Baltistan, formerly known as the Northern Areas, is the northernmost territory administered by Pakistan. It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, the Xinjiang region of China, to the east and northeast, and the Indian-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast.

Important crops

More than 85% of population of Thul is connected with agriculture or allied professions. Paddy, wheat and barley are the important crops of Thul. Thul has a notable rice market.

Geographical location of Taluka Thul is as under

Lat: 28.2333, Lat (DMS): 28° 13' 60N,

Long: 68.7667, Long (DMS): 68° 46' 0E

Altitude (feet): 196, Altitude (meters): 59.

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