Mastung District

Mastung District
ضلع مستونگ
District
Map of Balochistan with Mastung District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Mastung District highlighted
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
Established 1991
Headquarters Mastung
Area [1]
 • Total 5,896 km2 (2,276 sq mi)
Population (2017) [2]
 • Total 266,461
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone PST ( UTC+5)

Mastung District ( Urdu: ضلع مستونگ‎) is a district located in the northwest of Balochistan province, Pakistan. Prior to its creation as a separate district in 1991, Mastung was part of Kalat District. [1]

Administration

The district consists of three tehsils: [3]

Prior to 2006, within these there were 12 union councils: Khadkocha, Ghulam Parenz, Karez Noth, Mastung-1, Mastung-2, Sorgaz, Dasht, Isplinji, Kanak, Shaikh Wasil, Kardigap and Soro. In 2006, one additional union council formed with the name of Alizai, bringing the total union councils to 13.

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