Panjgur is a district in the west Balochistan province of Pakistan. Panjgur was one of three tehsils of Makran District until 1 July 1977, when the district became Makran Division. The Postal Code of Panjgur is 93000.
The population is about 500,000.
More than 99% of people in the area are Muslims.
Allang Essai Panjgur Tomb
The district is administratively subdivided into three tehsils which contain a total of 16 Union Councils Paroom, Panjgur and Gichk.
Balochi is the local language spoken by the people of this city.
Major tribes are Mengal, Mullazai, Badini, Reki, Balochzai, Nosherwani, Mallokzai, Rodini, Zahrozai, Naqeeb, Sorwani.
Shaheed Javed Chowk, Panjgur
This city has a hot desert climate with very hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation mainly falls in two distinct periods: in the late winter and early spring from February to April, and in the monsoon in June and July.
Panjgur is home to several archaeological sites, including centuries-old tombs, an old dam called Band-e-Gillar, remnants of a fort at Khudabadan, and the historical castle of Nawab Kharan.
Occupation of the people of this city is agriculture, revolving around dates, fishing and poultry. While being a border city a lot of people have started doing their own business.
This city has a domestic airport. Its short runway stretches only 1524 meters. While PIA has started flights to Sharjah from 2013.
Many small rivers cross Panjgur. The main ones are the Rakshan, Niwan and Gwargo.
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