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33 Facts About Sindh
Sindh is home to a large portion of Pakistan's industrial sector and contains two of the country's busiest commercial seaports: Port Qasim and the Port of Karachi.
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Sindh's first known village settlements date as far back as 7000 BC.
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Sindh finds mention in the Indian epic Mahabharata as being part of Bharatvarsha.
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Sindh was conquered by the Persian Achaemenid Empire in the sixth century BC.
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The new governor of Sindh was to create a better, stronger and stable government.
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Some parts of Sindh still remained under the Sultans of Delhi and the ruthless Arghuns and the Tarkhans sacked Thatta during the rule of Jam Ferozudin.
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From 1752 to 1762, Marathas collected Chauth or tributes from Sindh, and was administered by 10,000 marathas Maratha power was decimated in the entire region after the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.
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In 1762, Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro brought stability in Sindh, he reorganized and killed all the Marathas and their prominent vassal the Rao of Kuch in the Thar Desert with the help of Durrani empire.
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When Sindh joined Pakistan in 1947 it comprised three polities: Karachi, Sind Province and Khairpur, in 1955 when One Unit Policy was implemented all of these 3 polities merged to form West Pakistan however in 1970 when One Unit Policy was abolished a single, united province of Sindh came into being with Karachi as its capital.
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Sindh has the second highest Human Development Index out of all of Pakistan's provinces at 0.
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Sindh has Pakistan's highest percentage of Hindu overall, which accounts 8.
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Sindh is in the western corner of South Asia, bordering the Iranian plateau in the west.
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Sindh is divided into three climatic regions: Siro, Wicholo, and Lar.
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Lower Sindh has a damper and humid maritime climate affected by the southwestern winds in summer and northeastern winds in winter, with lower rainfall than Central Sindh.
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The administrative boss of the province who is in charge of the bureaucracy is the Chief Secretary Sindh, who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
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Currently the Sindh government is planning to divide the Tharparkar district into Tharparkar and Chhachro district.
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In Sindh, talukas are equivalent to the tehsils used elsewhere in the country, supervisory tapas correspond with the kanungo circles used elsewhere, tapas correspond with the patwar circles used in other provinces, and dehs are equivalent to the mouzas used elsewhere.
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Economy of Sindh is the 2nd largest of all the provinces in Pakistan.
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Much of Sindh's economy is influenced by the economy of Karachi, the largest city and economic capital of the country.
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Sindh remarkably has a high GDP per capita was $1,400 in 2010 which is three times that of the rest of the nation or 1.
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Sindh has a rich heritage of traditional handicraft that has evolved over the centuries.
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