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Administrative units of Pakistan

The administrative units of Pakistan consist of four provinces, one federal capital territory, two autonomous territories and a group of federally administered tribal areas.[1] Below this top tier, there are four more tiers of government, including 27 divisions, more than a hundred districts zillahs!, more than four hundred sub"districts tehsils!, and several thousand union councils. #a$istan%s administrative units are as follows& Administrative unit 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 Local name Capital /uetta #eshawar Dahore 6arachi Jslamabad Population Area (km²) 0.12 12.42 ?3.72 22.22 I.H2 34.32 1.?2 23.32 1H.I2 I.12 3.12 1.?2 1.22 density 11.45$m2 231.1 3?1.? 21H 111.1 11H.7 223.H 20.1

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Divisions of Pakistan

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Divisions are the third tier of government in #a$istan, between the provinces and districts. They were abolished in 2III by the government of former president #erve^ dusharraf to ma$e way for local governance via district governments. Xs of Xugust 2II1, divisions in some provinces have been restored with #un@ab ta$ing the lead and restoring its eight divisions. The four provinces of #a$istan are subdivided into administrative idivisionsi, which are further subdivided into districts, tehsils and finally jnion councils. The divisions do not include the Jslamabad Kapital Territory or the Wederally Xdministered Tribal Xreas, which are counted at the same level as provinces. The following tables show the current kivisions by province. Divisions of Khyber-Pakhtunkh a Province Division Area (km²) Capital Bannu 0,341 Bannu kera Jsmail 6han 4,II? kera Jsmail 6han la^ara 17,140 Xbbottabad 6ohat 7,I12 6ohat dala$and 24,172 Eaidu Eharif dardan 3,I0H dardan #eshawar 0,II1 #eshawar

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there are sim districts divided between the two regions of eilgit and Baltistanr Baltistan being a part of Dada$h under #a$istani control. 2 . Jn eilgitfBaltistan. kistricts now form the top tier of a three"tier system of local government with the two lower tiers composed of appromimately ?4H tehsils included the 6ashmir region! and more than H. The number of districts rose to 1IH again in kecember 2II0. The five districts had formed the division of 6arachi which was abolished. 6arachi nast.31I /uetta Eibi 27. #rior to 2II1.771 kera eha^i 6han Waisalabad 17.H12 6hu^dar da$ran ?2.(!. Jn X^ad 6ashmir. there were 1IH districts but with the reorgani^ation.2II Doralai Divisions of Pun/ab Province Division Area (km²) Capital Bahawalpur 0?.alochistan Province Division Area (km²) Capital 6alat 10I.IH7 Turbat qaseerabad 1H.3I2 Eahiwal Divisions of !indh Province Division Area (km²) Capital lyderabad 01. when four new districts[1] were created in the province of Eindh of which one jmer$ot! had emisted until 2III and three districts 6ashmore. the second tier of government is formed by three administrative divisions with a third tier of ten districts. kistricts were the third order of administrative divisions.021 dirpur 6has Eu$$ur 30. until the reforms of Xugust 2III. the other part being under Jndian control.3HI Eargodha Eahiwal 1I.Divisions of . these were reduced to 1I2 by the merger of the five districts of 6arachi Kentral. the #un@ab provincial government created a new district[2] by raising the status of qan$ana Eahib from a tehsil of Ehei$hupura kistrictto a district in its own right.?21 6arachi Dar$ana 1?.40H qaseerabad /uetta H0. are the second order administrative divisions of #a$istan. Jn day 2II?.H7I lyderabad 6arachi 3. when idivisionsi were abolished.137 dultan tawalpindi 22. 6arachi oest and dalir to form 6arachi kistrict.417 Waisalabad eu@ranwala 17.2IH eu@ranwala Dahore 1H. /ambar and pamshoro! were newly created.?11 Bahawalpur kera eha^i 6han 31.7?2 Eu$$ur "he districts of Pakistan The Districts of Pakistan jrdu& #$%&' ( $) * ( +.1I0 Dahore dultan 21.?03 Dar$ana dirpur 6has 31. 6arachi Eouth.I?? Eibi shob 0H. below provinces and idivisionsi.2?? tawalpindi Eargodha 2H.IIIunion councils.

30? 73.H21.III 11H.044 211.701 3II.173 0 3.III 21H.1 4slamabad Capital "erritory Capital "erritory Area (km²) Population (1223) Density (people5km²) Jslamabad .?2 0 Eindh 23 10I.410 3I.alochistan !r0 1 2 3 0 ? H District Xwaran Bar$han Bolan Khagai [7] 4IH 1I?.!r0 !ubdivision Districts Area (km²) Population (1223) Density 1 Balochistan 3I 307.31I 11 12.14I H.?10 1I3.?0? 24 7.1II.?II 2?1 1 eilgitfBaltistan 7 72.4 2 6hyber #a$htun$hwa 20 70 ?21 17.17H.247 2.?HH.7 7 X^ad 6ashmir 1I 13.III 20.I2 ? Jslamabad Kapital Territory 1 4IH 1I?.III 11I.1 3 #un@ab 3H 2I?.700.?1I 111.III 7 1I.III 11.I?H 31 00.041 1? kera Bugti ewadar 3 .1HI 111.III 231.472.471 1.1 7 tribal agencies and H Wederally Xdministered Tribal Xreas WXTX! Hfrontier regions 27.00I.23? 114 6ead Xwaran Bar$han khadar Khagai kera Bugti ewadar Area Pop 23 Dens 24.III 3?1.22I 3.H37 11?.

0HH 12 3.HH7 1.30I 22 dusa 6hel Ba^ar ?.74H 11I.1?3 312.?1I 111.10H 13 3?.?24 1.247 27?.3I1 3I7.141 230.??? 3I ?.H4? 21 4.H1? 1I4.?0? ?H2.I?H 23 #an@gur oashu$ shob [12] siarat !r0 District 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 4 Xbbottabad Bannu Battagram Buner Kharsadda Khitral langu laripur 6ead7uarters Xbbottabad Bannu Battagram kaggar Kharsadda Khitral langu laripur 6ara$ 6ohat Area Population (1223) Density 001 ??1 23H 271 1.1H? ?IH.227 H7?.372 03I.4H7 11I.72? H42.2H4 112 H.H?3 700.00? 032.747 137.131 143.140 73 ?.31I 017.I2H 21 11H 217 0I1 121 221 1.1?I 311.341 23 24.13I 24?.?II 0 7.H22 237.I 2I.44? 1I 6ara$ 11 6ohat 0 .III 14 2.3H0 10.113 07 2.114 3H7.I4H 10I.74H 2.221 3.I47 310.710 3I 3.317 20?.H14 1.1I2 211 7.??3 21 1?.32H 1?2.7 1 4 1I 11 12 13 10 1? 1H 17 11 14 2I 21 22 23 20 2? 2H 27 21 24 3I Khyber Pakhtunkh a larnai[4] pafarabad phal dagsi 6alat 6ech Turbat! 6haran 6ohlu 6hu^dar 6illa Xbdullah 6illa Eaifullah Dasbela Doralai dastung dusa$hel qasirabad qush$i #ishin /uetta Eherani Eibi [4] [1I] [12] [11] [1I] larnai pafarabad phal dagsi 6alat 6ech 6haran 6ohlu 6hu^dar Khaman 6illa Eaifullah Bela Doralai dastung qasirabad qush$i #an@gur #ishin /uetta Eherani Eibi oashu$ shob siarat 0.271 1.117 177 3.401 3I H.?34 013.2I0 11 14?1 132.?II 23 1H.HHH 1.14H 174.243 37I.130 3H 22.I22.I01 44H 1.H1I 44.H00 kera Jsmail 6han kera Jsmail 6han 7.102 10 1.I?1 10 7.014 33.171 0.721 130.

4?1 171 2.2?7 2.270.I41 41 1.?HH H.12 6ohistan 13 Da$$i darwat 10 Dower kir 1? dala$and 1H dansehra 17 dardan 11 qowshera 14 #eshawar 2I Ehangla 21 Ewabi 22 Ewat 23 Tan$ u Pun/ab 8o District 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 4 Xttoc$ Bahawalnagar Bahawalpur Bha$$ar Kha$wal Khiniot kera eha^i 6han Waisalabad eu@ranwala Tor ehar 20 jpper kir kassu Da$$i darwat Timergara Bat$hela dansehra dardan qowshera #eshawar Xlpuri Ewabi Eaidu Eharif Tan$ Tor ehar kir 7.H32 1.I13.13I 2.04I 07H H.10I 1.1I4 2.1?1 H3 1?? 0?0 07? 2?2 14? ?II 1.1?2.H74 231.1H0 04I.70? 3.?17 43H.1II 1.042 072.21H 047 11?.17? ?4? 0.?03 1.3H7 132.IH1.?20 1.?1H 030.72? 1HH 4H?.111 131 1I eu@rat 11 lafi^abad 12 phang 13 phelum 10 6asur 1? 6hanewal 1H 6hushab 17 Dahore 11 Dayyah 14 Dodhran 2I dandi Bahauddin 21 dianwali 22 dultan dandi Bahauddin 2.?11 4I?.0?H 124 H.H03.130.?07 427 3.771 1.H04 4?2 0?2.III 3.0HI.I14.?74 1.1?H ?.41I 3.134 1.HIH 270 HH? 23H 102 372 1?H 6ead7uarters Xttoc$ Bahawalnagar Bahawalpur Bha$$ar Kha$wal Khiniot Waisalabad eu@ranwala eu@rat lafi^abad phang phelum 6asur 6hanewal 6hushab Dahore Dayyah Dodhran dianwali dultan Area Pop23 Dens H.11H.II1 H02 2.H73 1.337 1.??2 030 ? .772 H.?7I 3.40I 434 3.1?3 1.711 134 1.171 2.1II 022 ?.304 2.44? 2.I?1.I?H.373 1.024.43? 11H 1.007 232 20.I01.0II.033.142 2.IH1.111 1.4?7 3?2 2H1 1.1I0 ?.311.12I.701 170.H2I 111 3.120 ?.171.241 1.422 1.H44 ?7?.H22 3.HI2 1.2?7.1HI.?0? 322 3.?12 717.1?1 131 kera eha^i 6han 11.?H3 1.I2H.72I 3.241 0.37?.I2? 1.1?1 1.

377 2.III ?20 ?.?H?.2I1 1.?72 27I 3.?I2 1.I4I.721 1.241 3?I 17H 1I Dar$ana 11 datiari 12 dirpur$has 13 qaushahro Wiro^e 10 Ehaheed Bena^irabad 1? 6ambar Ehahdad$ot 1H Eanghar 17 Ehi$arpur 11 Eu$$ur 14 Tando Xllahyar 21 Tharpar$ar 2I Tando duhammad 6han Tando duhammad 6han 1.11I 3.331 3H0 2.I47 ?01 2.H11.4HI 3.23 du^affargarh 20 qarowal 2? qan$ana Eahib[2] 2H v$ara 27 #a$pattan 21 tahim war 6han 24 ta@anpur 3I tawalpindi 31 Eahiwal 32 Eargodha 33 Ehei$hupura 30 Eial$ot 3? Toba Te$ Eingh 3H xehari !indh !r0 District 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 4 Badin kadu ehot$i lyderabad pacobabad pamshoro[1] 6XtXKlJ n.442 ?1I 2.IHH 2HI 1.1H? 4I1.I71.101.4HI 1.4I3 32I 2. o.H1I 072 12.?71 3H4 0.?17 47 7.13H.H31 2.?27 13.I00 1H4 14.?0H.733 007.373 2.I3I ?3H 2.02?.411 H3H 3.?14 1.21H.74? 2.232.H11 4I ?.HH?.0?3.2?2 1.21H 3.21? H .0H2 2?? 1?. E.3H0 2.H31 410.III 0.?33 231 1I.474 0?? ?.I13 47I. Kentral.011 4I3 3.031 ?.321.204 2.I17.2H?.72H 1.314 1.I21 13? 2.337 1.271 1.H21.?H4.21?.103.I7I 1.40? 1.H3?. dalir! 6ashmore[1] 6hairpur du^affargarh qarowal qan$ana Eahib v$ara #a$pattan ta@anpur tawalpindi Eahiwal Eargodha Ehei$hupura Eial$ot Toba Te$ Eingh xehari 1.I?3 2H0 6ead Badin kadu dirpur dathelo lyderabad pacobabad pamshoro 6arachi 6ashmore 6hairpur Dar$ana datiari dirpur 6has qaushahro Wero^e qawabshah 6ambar Eanghar Ehi$arpur Eu$$ur Tando Xllahyar dithi Area Pop9:19 Dens H.?12 11I.01H 074 tahim war 6han 11.427.41I 1.140 ?7H ?.1?0 2.111 14 H.1I3.723.?04 1HI ?.01I.3H3.023 1.I1H 2.?43 044 0.42? 1.?42 HH2.720 1.31I ??I.III 2?7 07 14.017 ?1?.I24 ??7 3.

140 H0 HH3.III 271.?43 31.H2I 70? 00H 132 2H1 1.III 1.24I 2.III 1?? ?41 ?H4 ?20.22 Thatta 23 jmer$ot [13] Thatta jmer$ot 17.III 210.113.04H H1?.001 024.0II 11.3H1 3?1.III 1.ederally Administered "ribal Areas !r0 8o0 A<ency 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 4 1I 11 12 Ba@aur 6hyber 6urram dohmand qorth oa^iristan vra$^ai Eouth oa^iristan Wt Bannu Wt 6ohat Wt Da$$i darwat Wt #eshawar Area (km²) Population (1223) Density 1.0?3 3H1.101 1.III 1.101 14.1II .I1I 014.altistan !r0 8o0 District 1 2 3 ehanche E$ardu Xstore Area Population (1223) Density 37? 2H3 07 01? 2H? 0I1 H13 0?H 231 014 du^affarabad 2.H?7 71.44I 11.417 ?3.21H 0H1 212 133 10H 77 107 H? 2H 14 141 ?3 2IH 22 Wt kera Jsmail 6han 2.?31 H.II1 13 Wt Tan$ A=ad >ammu and Kashmir !r0 8o0 District 1 2 3 0 ? H 7 1 4 1I ?il<it@.7I7 1.III 1.101 27.20H 22?.227 ?0H.1H2 70H.?1H 0I1.3HH 1?.HHH 7 .III Area Population (1223) H.H21 171.3?? 1.221 ?4?.31I 330.III lattian qeelum dirpur Bhimber 6otli #oonch Bagh laveli Eudhnati 1?0 22?.73I 001.24H 0.31I 2.III 3.III 131.?7H 3.0?H H.

y-z{! predominates. nach tehsil is subdivided into a number of union councils.43H 131. there are two male and two female representatives of the labour.H3? 12I. where a district zila/zillah! has two or more subdivisions and a subdivision has two or more tehsils. Jn 6hyber"#a$htun$hwa. a union na^im and his deputy $nown as union naib na^im. a union council may be part of a city district.3?? Jn #a$istan. there are several government employees and functionaries in every union council. leaded by a union na^im. SNo. a minority member. The subdivisions in dala$and kivision are about the same as tehsils in the rest of the country. Beside elected members.42? 4. who report to the secretary of the union council. e.. Dar$ana Talu$o. jnion councils are the fifth tier of government in #a$istan and are often $nown as villa<e councils in rural areas.0 ? H 7 "ehsil kiamer ehi^er eilgit lun^afqagar 1I.10? 1H?. tehsil has the same meaning as emplained above emcept in dala$and kivision. Anion councils of Pakistan X sher an or union council in #a$istan is an elected local government body consisting of 21 councillors.320 2?. Dess commonly. the term tehsil is generally used emcept in Eindh where the term taluko Eindhi& .[1] The tehsil is the second"lowest tier of local government in #a$istanr each tehsil is part of a larger kistrict zila/zillah jrdu& |-}!!. often including nearby small villages. The term iunion councili may be used for localities that are part of cities. and headed by a na^im which is e~uivalent to a mayor! and a naib na^im deputy!.g.211 11?? 203. The territory of a union council or village council is usually part of a tehsil a district subdivision!. The latter is a civil servant appointed by the state. the territory represented by a village council usually comprises a large village and surrounding areas. Jn addition to four male and two female members elected directly. each union council has 13 elected members or councillors. 1 2 3 4 Provinces Punjab Sindh NWFP Balochistan Total Unions 3464 1108 986 567 6125 Tehsils 106 103 50 75 334 Towns 38 18 4 2 62 1 .