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  ShaikhSiddiqui Karachi
The city of Karachi is located at latitude 24° 48´ N and longitude 66° 59´ E. The city occupies an area of over 4,000 km²; and is expanding.
Karachi is mostly made up of flat or rolling plains with hills on the western and northern boundaries of the urban sprawl.
In 1961, the capital was shifted from Karachi to the new city of Islamabad, and Karachi fell a victim of mismanagement and bad governance.
www.shaikhsiddiqui.com /karachi.html   (1142 words)

 Karachi - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Karachi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rapidly developing from its origins as a small fishing village in the early 18th century, Karachi has become the main port for Pakistan, and was the national capital 1947–59.
Karachi is the home of the University of Karachi, founded in 1951, as well as of NED University of Engineering and Technology; other notable landmarks include the tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Pakistan's first governor general from 1947.
Natural gas is brought to Karachi by pipeline from Sui, 563 km/350 mi to the north, and there is an oil refinery at nearby Korangi.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Karachi   (396 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Karachi   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karachi (Urdu: كراچى, Sindhi: ڪراچي) is the capital of the province of Sindh, and the most populated city in Pakistan.
Karachi has faced major infrastructural and socio-economic challenges, but modern industries and businesses have developed in the city, and the population expanded even after the capital was moved to Rawalpindi in 1959.
In the 1980s and early 1990s, Karachi witnessed a major influx of refugees from the war in Afghanistan, and increasing political and sectarian violence between the Punjabi and Sindhi communities, and the Mohajirs (descendants of immigrants from India), who formed a plurality of the population.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Karachi   (1102 words)

 Karachi travel guide - Wikitravel
Karachi [1](Urdu: كراچى, Sindhi: ڪراچي) capital of the province of Sindh, is the Financial capital and the largest city of Pakistan,with a metropolitan population usually ranked among the top 5 cities in the world.
Karachi is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea, north-west of the Indus River Delta and has a mild climate.
Karachi isn't a city, it is a world unto itself.
wikitravel.org /en/Karachi   (3222 words)

 Karachi - World Wikia
Karachi, once the capital of Pakistan before the capital was shifted to Islamabad, is located on the coast of the Arabian Sea.
Karachi has an ancient history of more than two thousand years, and it was known to the Greeks by the name of Krokola, believed to be a place where Alexander the Great camped, after his campaign in the regions of Indus Valley, to commission a fleet for his assault on Babylonia.
Karachi is an old city with several major attractions for the tourists, and its location on the coast of the Arabian Sea has given it a locational advantage: it has perhaps the highest number of beaches for any other cities in this part of the globe.
world.wikia.com /wiki/Karachi   (996 words)

 Karachi Metblogs
In Karachi especially, when we build/buy our houses, there’s always that personal touch, some extravagance on our part done to be different from the rest of the houses around the area.
I investigated to discover that the concerned authority had issued prior warnings and were instructed to shift their electric and gas meters but nobody paid heed to the notice and on 31st May at 6 o’clock sharp, bulldozers came and did what they are made for.
Karachi madrassa speech competition 2008 : Osama’s elderly teacher was judge for the debate competition.
karachi.metblogs.com   (1641 words)

 itsPakistan - Pakistan - Karachi
Karachi is the largest city and former capital of Pakistan on the Arabian Sea near the Indus River delta.
Karachi is the terminus of Pakistan's railway system, which mainly serves to transport goods between Karachi and the interior.
The port of Karachi is one of the busiest east of Suez.
www.itspakistan.net /pakistan/karachi.aspx   (939 words)

 Karachi International Airport Encyclopedia @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan and has the IATA Airport Code KHI.
Unfortunately the R101 airship didn't arrive in Karachi (then part of the British Raj), it crashed early in its journey in France.
However, due to terrorist acitivities that rocked the city of Karachi in mid-1980's, several airlines discontinued their service for Qauid-e-Azam International Airport.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Karachi_International_Airport   (622 words)

 City District Government Karachi.....   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karachi, the major commercial center of Pakistan situated in Sindh province, presently has a population of 13 million with an annual growth rate of 4.8 % compared to the national growth of 3% per annum.
Karachi is also the transport hub of the nation: it contains the country’s two major ports i.e., the port of Karachi and Port Mohammad Bin Qasim as well as Pakistan’s largest International Airport.
Karachi is located on semi-arid zone but due to marine affects, it enjoys a moderate climate.
www.karachicity.gov.pk /eip-main.asp   (521 words)

 Karachi travel guide
Karachi is the capital of Sindh Province and the largest city in Pakistan.
Karachi is the center of commerce although the capital was moved to Islamabad in 1963.  All major banks have their headquarters in Karachi which even has its own stock exchange the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE).
Karachi Harbour, due to its geographical and strategic location was known as the gateway to Asia.
www.world66.com /asia/southasia/pakistan/karachi   (289 words)

 Murder in Karachi - The New York Review of Books
The most populous metropolis in Pakistan, Karachi is a profoundly troubled place, intermittently engulfed in terrible bouts of killing and kidnapping.
The pink zone in the east is dominated by the Karachi drug mafia; the red zone to the west indicates the area noted for the sophistication of its kidnapping and extortion rackets; the green zone to the south is the preserve of those specializing in sectarian violence.
Karachi has not, at least not yet, but there are few places in the world where Americans are more unpopular.
www.nybooks.com /articles/16823   (5083 words)

Karachi - A city without guns in 60s and 70s (JAN 30 2005)
Karachi Chamber of Commerce has to say (2MB)
Karachi & MQM: by Frederick J. Woods of San Francisco State University, CALIFORNIA
www.karachipage.com   (350 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Strike shuts down tense Karachi
The killing in Karachi on Sunday of a Sunni Muslim cleric was followed a day later by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque which killed 23 people.
The bloodshed in Karachi began on Sunday with the killing of senior Sunni cleric, Mufti Nizamuddin Shamzai, by unidentified gunmen.
The BBC's Zaffar Abbas in Islamabad says Karachi in particular has a long history of religious and ethnic violence, but the month of May was the worst in recent years - with more than 50 people killed in different incidents of violence.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/3775873.stm   (602 words)

 MQM's Rally Against Terrorism
This mammoth historical event shows that the people of Karachi and Sindh Province are not religious extremists and are against all sorts of terrorism and believe in religious harmony and religious tolerance.
Karachi belongs to the MQM and not to the religious extremists – Altaf Hussain
Karachi does not support the religious extremists and by the Grace of Almighty Allah; the people of Karachi will prove that they stand united on the MQM platform with the international community in combating terrorism, in the forthcoming MQM Rally on 26 September 2001.
www.mqm.org /English-News/Sep-2001/rallyagainstterrorism.htm   (1158 words)

 Urban Resource Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan and the capital of the province of Sindh.
The Karachi Port Trust is administered by a Board of Trustees, comprising Chairman and 10 Trustees.
Karachi airport is one of the busiest in Asia.
www.urckarachi.org /important%20links.htm   (1138 words)

 Karachi City Of Lights --Karachi Events, Karachi Map,Karachi Live,Karachi Telephone Directory.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pakistan's cosmopolitan city Karachi, is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Sea.
With a population of nearly 10 million Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan accommodating people from all regions....
KARACHI: The grandson of spiritual leader and PML-F chief, Pir Pagara, and the son of a former provincial....
www.karachiplus.com /city   (192 words)

 Apnakarachi.com Its all about Karachi Pakistan
We are proud to present the first of its kind detailed maps of Karachi which will help people in their daily routine and requirements in mind.
The most comprehensive coverage of Karachi City like never before.
KESC hearing should be in Karachi, not Islamabad
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 Current local time in Karachi - Pakistan
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Karachi?
Show time difference between Karachi time and other time zones
Display a free clock for Karachi on your web site or blog
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KARACHI: Long march convoy sets off for Sukkur
By Ishaq Tanoli KARACHI, June 9: The legal fraternity of the city, along with members of civil society and political activists, on Monday left for Sukkur to participate...
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 Lakson Tobacco Company Limited Information | Business.com
The Company's principal activity is to manufacture and sell cigarettes and tobacco in Pakistan.
The Company operates in five factories located in Karachi in the districts of Dadu, Sahiwal, Rawalpindi and Swabi.
As Seen on CNN and in USA Today.
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People gather near a two-storey building which collapsed in New Karachi Sector 5J.
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