Panjgur

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.

Population:

The population is about 500,000.

Relogion:

More than 99% of people in the area are Muslims.

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                                                                                                                  Allang Essai Panjgur Tomb

Division:

The district is administratively subdivided into three tehsils which contain a total of 16 Union Councils Paroom, Panjgur and Gichk.

Language:

Balochi is the local language spoken by the people of this city.

Major Tribes:

 Major tribes are Mengal, Mullazai, Badini, Reki, Balochzai, Nosherwani, Mallokzai, Rodini, Zahrozai, Naqeeb, Sorwani.

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                                                                                               Shaheed Javed Chowk, Panjgur

Climate:

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.

Archaeological sites:

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:

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.

Airport:

This city has a domestic airport. Its short runway stretches only 1524 meters. While PIA has started flights to Sharjah from 2013.

Rivers:

Many small rivers cross Panjgur. The main ones are the Rakshan, Niwan and Gwargo.

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                                                                                                                           Panjgur Balochistan pakistan

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