Rohri

Rohri is a town of Sukkur DistrictSindh province of Pakistan. Rohri town is the administrative headquarters of Rohri Taluka, a tehsil of Sukkur District with which it forms a metropolitan area.

Location:

It is located at Latitude of 27°40’60N and Longitude of 68°54’0E, on the east bank of the Indus River.

Language:

The people of this city speak Punjabi language while other languages are also spoken here. About 97% of the people speak Punjabi and about 3% speak other languages. Urdu is the national language so it is spoke and understood and English is also understood and spoken by the educated people of this city.

Rohri Junction

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History:

Aror was the ancient capital of Sindh originally ruled by the Ror Dynasty. Modern Rohri is situated adjacent to Sukkur, Sindh. In 711 AD, Aror was captured by the army of Muslim general Muhammad Bin Qasim. In 962 it was hit by a massive earthquake that changed the course of the Indus River.

Climate:

Rohri has a hot desert climate with extremely hot summers and mild winters. Rohri is very dry, with the little rain it receives mostly falling in the monsoon season from July to September.

view of Rohri Bridge

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