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Nasirabad District

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Nasirabad District

Nasirabad/Naseerabad District
Map of Balochistan with Nasirabad District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Nasirabad District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Headquarters Dera Murad Jamali
 • Deputy Commissioner [Syed Faisal Ahmed]
 • Assistant Commissioner [Jabbar Baloch]
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Nasirabad (Balochi: نصیر آباد) is a district in the centre-west of Balochistan, Pakistan. Nasirabad's headquarters are at Dera Murad Jamali. Its original name was Temple Dera, named after Captain H. M. Temple, a career British civil servant, who served as the Political Agent for Sibi from 1891 to 1892. Among the local population it is still known as 'Tipul', a corruption of the word 'temple'.

The district was notified in 1974. For three years, from July 1987 to December 1990, it was known as Tamboo district. Tamboo is a small village 40 km west of Dera Murad Jamali.

The district has three sub-divisions, D.M. Jamali, Tamboo and Chattar


  • Administration 1
  • Population 2
  • Language 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The district is administratively subdivided into three tehsils, these are:[1]

  • Dera Murad Jamali (HQ)
  • Chatar
  • Tamboo


The population of Nasirabad district is estimated to be over 1037,000 in 2013. Over 98% of the people of the area are Muslims.


According to the 1998 population census of Pakistan following are the major languages of the district

Saraiki Region of Sindh and Balochistan

Official languages are Urdu and English


  1. ^ Tehsils & Unions in the District of Nasirabad - Government of Pakistan

External links

  • Nasirabad District at
  • Nasirabad District at

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