Hyderabad is the 2nd largest city in the Sindh province of Pakistan. It is the 5th largest city in the country by theWorld Gazetteer Retrieved 22 August 2012. . The city was founded in 1768 by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro upon the ruins of a Mauyran fishing village along the bank of the Indus known as Nerron Kot . Formerly the capital of Sindh, it serves as the HQ of the district of Jyderabad. The last Battle of Amir Talpor and British took place in this city in 1843. Before the creation of Pakistan, it was known as the Paris of India, for its roads used to be washed with river water.

Hyderabad is a hot and humid city in the south of the nation and has been a staging point for literary campaigns particularly oriented towards the Sindhi Language and a birthplace of a few influential poets and Sufi dervishes. Rich with culture and tradition, the city is the largest bangle producer in the world and serves as a transit between the rural and the urban Sindh.

Stationed close to important architectural digs like the pre-Harrapan Amri at 110 km, the region holds extreme importance to archaeologists the world over. The city is also known for its medical and educational institutions. It is also home to one of the oldest universities in the region, the University Of Sindh.

Incorporated as a municipality in 1853, it is an important commercial and industrial center. Its economic activities include textile, sugar, cement, and hosiery mills, manufacturing of glass, soap, ice, paper, and plastics. There are hide tanneries and sawmills.
Ornamented silks, silver-work, gold-work and lacquer ware are also some of its exclusive products. Noteworthy antiquities include the tombs of the Kalhora and Talpur ruler, palaces of the former amirs of Sind.

Hyderabad is a communication center, connected by rail with Peshawar and Karachi. Airport, once it was a modestly good airport, now alomost defunct. PIA used to operate 3 flights a week. Charterted flights can still land at Hyderabad airport.

Road network The national highway passes through Hyderabad also called N5 (which is goes southwest), N9 (which is the same road going north), super highway, national highway, KLP road (Karachi, Lahore Peshawer road), Hala road etc.

Railways Hyderabad is a major junction of Pakistan Railways, meaning railway lines go at least in 3 directions.