Administrative Setup Of Pakistan Province
The Sindh province is divided into 23 districts, while its divisions notification has
not been yet done. Its area is 140,914 sq. km.
Administrative Set-up of Sindh
(1) Jacobabad, (2) Kashmor, (3) Shikarpur, (4) Larkana, (5) Shahdadkot, (6) Sukkar,
(7) Ghotki, (8) Khairpur, (9) Shaheed Benazir Abad, (10) Naushahro Feroze, (11) Dadu,
(12) Jamshoro, (13) Hyderabad, (14) Matiari, (15) Tando Allahyar, (l6) Tando
Mohammad Khan, (17) Badin, (18) Thatta, (19) Sanghar, (20) Mirpur Khas, (21) Umerkot,
(22) Tharparkar, (23) Karachi.
Tribal Areas - FI.A.TIIAI
Administratively F.A.T.A. is divided into seven political agencies and six Frontier
Regions. Total area of the F.A.T.A. is 27,220 sq. km. The political agencies are as under:
(1) Bajaur, (2) Mohmand, (3) Khyber, (4) Kurram, (5) Orakzai, (6) N. Waziristan,
(7) S. Waziristan.
Azad Jammu and Kashmir
A part of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is self-governed and is known as Azad
(independent) Jammu and Kashmir. It is spread over an area of 13,297 sq. km.
Administratively Azad Kashmir is divided into Eight districts: (1) Muzaffarabad,
(2) Neelum, (3) Poonch, (4) Sudhnoti, (5) Bagh, (6) Mirpur, (7) Bhimber, (8) Kotli.
The Northern Areas F.A.N.A
The Northern Areas is directly under the administration of capital — Islamabad.
This area is divided into 6 districts: (1) Gilgi, (2) Ghizer, (3) Ghanche, (4) Baltistan,
(5) Diamir, (6)Astore.
Federal Capital Territory Islamabad
Islamabad literally meaning the “Abode of Islam” is the capital of Pakistan. On February 24, 1960 the government named the new capital as Islamabad. It was in October 1961 that the construction work commenced, and in October 1963, the new city came into life with the arrival of its first residents.