Mastung District

Mastung District
ضلع مستونگ
District
Map of Balochistan with Mastung District highlighted
Map of Balochistan with Mastung District highlighted
Coordinates: 29°45′N 67°00′E / 29°45′N 67°00′E / 29.750; 67.000
CountryPakistan
ProvinceBalochistan
Established1991
HeadquartersMastung
Area[1]
 • Total5,896 km2 (2,276 sq mi)
Population (2017)[2]
 • Total266,461
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zonePST (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.