Shikarpur
in Sindh, Pakistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.956 and 68.638 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 57' 20" and E 68° 38' 17"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - PKR
Spoken languages:
Urdu, English, Panjabi, Sindhi, Pushto
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:08 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Karachi
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:49 am and 6:56 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.152 and -109.439 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Piko
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Pakistan in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Pakistan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Pakistan. Last Update: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Delve into Shikarpur

Shikarpur in Sindh with it's 156,901 habitants is a town located in Pakistan about 476 mi (or 767 km) south-west of Islamabad, the country's capital town.

Time in Shikarpur is now 12:08 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Karachi with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Shikarpur. The closest airport in Pakistan is Shikapur Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 1 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro in a distance of 53 mi (or 85 km), South-West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sukkur, Jacobabad, Khairpur, Dera Allahyar and Larkana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 99 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 87 °F
Evening Temperature 41°C / 105 °F
Night Temperature 35°C / 95 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Videos from this area

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Shikarpur Matam (2010-2011)

Published: January 02, 2011
Length: 37:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Niaz110

Matamdari at Hathidar Shikarpur on 9 Muharram Night.


murshid dilbar sain (rooh) part 1 -- 2.flv

Published: October 03, 2011
Length: 34:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: meer ahmed

توحيد و رسالت نَحْمَدُهُ وَ نُصَلِّي عَلَيٰ رَسُوْلِهِ الْكَرِيمِ اَمَّا بَعْدُ فَاَعُوذُ بِاللهِ مِنَ...


shikarpur trailer Flood 2010

Published: February 27, 2011
Length: 45:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Khan mohd


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Shikarpur District

Shikarpur district,, is a district in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city of Shikarpur is the capital. It is spread over an area of 2,512 km, according to the 1998 census of Pakistan it had a population of 880,438 of which 23.51% were urban. Before the rule of Britishers, Sindh has three major districts, on the top Hyderabad was furnished and at the second number largest and populous, developed and rich was Shikarpur district and on the third number Karachi was the developed and famous.

Located at 28, 68.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shikarpur District

Qambar

Qambar, also known as Kambar and Kambar Khan, is the capital of Qamber Shahdadkot District, Sindh, Pakistan.

Located at 27.9833, 68.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sindh

Pano Akil Cantonment

Pano Aqil Cantonment is a Cantonment in Pano Aqil, Sindh, Pakistan. Is located 40km from Sukkur.

Located at 28.0839, 68.7297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantonments of Pakistan

Garhi Yasin

Garhi Yasin, Sindhi ڳڙهي ياسين is a town and taluka of Shikarpur District, Sindh, Pakistan. One of the four talukas (sub-districts) of Shikarpur, Garhi Yasin is of great political and historical significance to Pakistan. On 1 June 1977 the old Shikarpur subdivision, consisting of the two talukas of Shikarpur and Garhiyasin, was separated from Sukkur District, and a new District Shikarpur was created and attached to Larkana Division.

Located at 27.9, 68.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Sindh, Shikarpur District

Kehar

The Kehar (کیهر) are a clan of Indian origin, claiming descent from Rajput tribes. Kehar means a Great Lion of God or Warrior of God. They migrated regionally from Iran to Northern Sindh and nowadays they are residing within district Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, and Pir go Goth Khairpur Sindh. Kehar is a sub-tribe of the Abro tribe. The Kehar clan, like the Bhatis, are a group of people and a caste originating from Sindh Province and Rajasthan in the Indian subcontinent.

Located at 27.8389, 68.5389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ethnic groups in Pakistan, Pakistani people of Arab descent, Sindhi tribes, Surnames, Hashemite people, Larkana District, Jacobabad District

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shikārpur, Shikarpur