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Mithi

Mithi
مٺي مِٹهّى
City
Mithi
Mithi  مٺي '''مِٹهّى''' is located in Sindh
Mithi  مٺي '''مِٹهّى'''
Mithi
مٺي مِٹهّى
Coordinates:
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
District Tharparkar
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (1998)
 • Total 23,432 (only within city)[1]
 • Estimate () Above 27,000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)

Mithi (Sindhi: مٺي‎, Urdu: مِٹهّى‎), is the capital of Tharparkar District in the Sindh province of Pakistan.

Mithi was made the capital of Tharparkar District in 1990, when the district was separated from Mirpur Khas to form a new District.[2] Mithi is one of very few towns of Pakistan where Muslims do not form majority in population, 80% population of the town is of Hindus. Both Hindus and Muslims are reportedly live peacefully with lowest crime rate in the town.[3]

Geography

The town is located at 24°74'0N 69°80'0E with an altitude of 28 metres (92 feet),[4] lying 278 kilometres from Karachi and is located in a beautiful desert area.

Economy

Mithi has now seen a tremendous development and is considered one of the most developed cities of District Tharparkar. A large number of people from all over the district Tharparkar have now moved to the city resulting in high development rate. It is now considered heart of Tharparkar District with tremendous level of economic and social activity.[2]

Education

In April 2014, The Government of Sindh announced that it will establish a University and a Cadet College in Mithi, Tharparkar District[5]

Demographics

The population of Mithi over 25,000. According to 1998 census.

Health

The Mithi Hospital is located in city. Many others private medical centers are there.

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ a b Eco Tourism Development in Pakistan - Tharparkar
  3. ^
  4. ^ Location of Mithi - Tiptop Globe
  5. ^ Thar to have cadet college, university

External links

  • Mithi travel guide from Wikivoyage


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