Kalat District

Kalat District

Infobox Pakistan district
district = Kalat District
area = 6.62
population = 500,000
pop_year = 2002 Estimate
density =
established = March 1954
nazim = Mir Niamatullah Khan
naib_nazim = Molvi Abdul Rehman
languages = Balochi
website = http://www.bdd.sdnpk.org/Kalat.html

region = Balochistan
caption =

Kalat or Qalat (Urdu: قلات) is a district in Balochistan, Pakistan. It is one of 26 in that province, and encompasses an area of 6,621 km². The population of the district is estimated to be over 400,000 in 2005. The district is governed from the city of Kalat.

Kalat was notified as a district on February 3, 1954. At that time Khuzdar and Mastung districts were sub-divisions of Kalat (which then also included Bolan, Jhal Magsi and Naseerabad (Dera Murad Jamali); these were separated in 1965 as Kachhi District). Khuzdar became a separate district by notification of 1 March 1974, while Mastung was announced to be separate district on 18 February 1992. The district draws its name from the ancient city of Kalat. The old name of the district headquarters was Kahan. The current district consists of two sub-divisions, i.e. Kalat and Surab, five tehsils: Kalat Mangochar, Johan, Gazgz, and Surab, 81 patwar circles and 614 mauza (villages).

The climate is arid, hot in summer and cold in winter, with most rainfall occurring in the winter. The terrain is mountainous with several valleys and one main river, the Moro. The main economic activities are agriculture and livestock farming.


The district is administratively subdivided into the following tehsils: [ [http://www.nrb.gov.pk/lg_election/union.asp?district=85&dn=Kalat Tehsils & Unions in the District of Kalat] ]

* Kalat
* Surab


According to the census of 1995, 89% of the population speak the Brahui language and 10% the Balochi language; presumably, this refers to the proportions of the population that name the said language as their native tongue. Over 98% of the population is Muslim. There is a small Zikri minority. The major Baloch tribes of the district are Dehwar, Mengal and Zehri.

ee also

* City of Kalat
* Kalat Khanate
* Kalat County in Iran

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