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Balochistan

Literraly means the land of Balouchs, Balochistan is the area wise largest province of Pakistan, it constitutes approximately 44% of the total area of Pakistan. According to government figures 2009 estimates, Balochistan has a population of roughly 10 million. Its bordered with Iran in the west, Afghanistan and the North West Frontier Province to the north, Punjab and Sindh in the east. South of Balochistan is bordered by the Arabian Sea. The principal languages in the province are the native Balochi and Brahui, followed by Pashto, Sindhi, Hazaragi, and Persian. Quetta is the capital and the largest city of Balouchistan, which is a multi-ethnic, multilingual city. Balochistan is rich in natural resources. It is the main source of natural gas in Pakistan.

Balochistan is noted for its unique culture, extremely dry desert climate, and the Sulaiman Mountains. The Sulaimanki range Mountains dominate the northeast corner and the Bolan Pass is a natural route into Afghanistan towards Kandahar, used as a passageway during the British campaigns to Afghanistan. Much of the province south of the Quetta region is sparse desert terrain with pockets of towns mostly near rivers and streams.

Capital of Balochistan

Quetta is the capital and largest city of Balochistan

Divisions of Balochistan

Balochistan is one of the four provinces of Pakistan, located in the southwestern region of the country. Its provincial capital and largest city is Quetta. It shares borders with Punjab and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas to the northeast, Sindh to the southeast, the Arabian Sea to the south, Iran to the west, and Afghanistan to the north.

  • Kalat
  • Makran
  • Naseerabad
  • quetta
  • Sibi
  • Zhob

 

Cities of Balochistan

  • Quetta
  • Khuzdar
  • Turbat
  • Chaman
  • Hub
  • Sibi
  • Zhob
  • Gwadar
  • Dera Murad Jamali
  • Dera Allah Yar
  • Usta Mohammad
  • Loralai
  • Pasni
  • Karan
  • Mastung
  • Nushki
  • Kalat

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