Old Name (Chandka)
A glance of the map of Sindh reveals that Larkana, from location point of view enjoys a strategic position. After Karachi it is largest city on the west bank of river Indus in Sindh. It lies on 27o 33' North latitude and 65o 16' East longitutide. The city is located in upper Sindh at a distance of about 85 km south west of Sukkur. Important towns in the vicinity of Larkana include Bakrani, Dokri, Naudero, Ratodero, Shahdadkot, Badah and Miro Khan.
Jinnah Bagh, Zulfiquar Bagh, Shahnawaz Childrens Park, New Railway Park 1 & 2, Nawa Tak Park, Kamal Ata Turk Park and Tank Chowk Park.
Mohenjo Daro: (Indus Valley City).
Mohenjo-Daro was a city located in the south of Modern Pakistan in the Sindh Province, on the right bank of the Indus River. It was built between four and five thousand years ago, and lasted until 3,700 BP. It was part of the Harrapan Civilization, and at its peak, the city had at least 35,000 residents.
This was a sophisticated society with a wide-ranging diet that consisted of meat from both wild and domesticated animals and a variety of cultivated wheat, barley, peas and lentils – a huge step forward in human progression from the nomadic hunter-gatherers.
Distance between Larkana and Karachi is:
Population of Larkana is increasing rapidly, main reason of which is movement of people from villages to the city.
Brief on its significance:
• cultural importance,
Majority of the population of the District is Muslim. The culture life of the Muslims is greatly influenced by the Islamic way of life. The pirs and murshids are held in high esteem and confidence amongst the Muslim particularly bym the illiterate masses of the rural areas. Urs ceremonies of pirs are regularly held at the their shrines.
The languages mostly spoken in this District are Sindhi, Seraiki, Punjabi, Balochi, Brohi and Urdu. However, Urdu is understood by a great majority of the population. Tablas, Dholaks, sarangis, alogozas changs and mutes are the main musical instruments and are played on the occasions of marriages, betrothal, Eids and melas. Songs of different kinds are sung by men as well as women on such occasions. Gharas (pitcher) are also used to make musical-rhythm. Both men and women dance jhumar is a popular dance in this area. Women do not dance in public in front of a male audience.
Popular Games, Fruits, Crops,
Cricket, Snooker, Badminton, Basketball, Body building, Football, Handball,
Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting,
Kodi Kodi, malakhara, shooting and wanjhwatti.
Fruits & Crops:
Larkana is surrounded by fertile land in which all kind crops, fruits and vegetables are cultivated in crop i.e Rice, Wheat, Sugarcane, Barely, Rape, Mustard, Masoor and Matter in fruits and vegetables i.e Guava, mangoes, oranges, olives, melons, carrots, cucumber, onion and potatoes.
Schools in Larkana:
There are more then 100 School in the Larkana, both Co-Education and Separate for Girls/Boys.
Mohenjo daro Airport in Larkana its 28km far from City.
Larkana Railway Station is located in middle of the City
Bolan Mail, Qalandar Express
National Highway, Super Highway
The city of Larkana falls within a plains of Indus Valley stretching from north to south.
The average mean maximum and minimum temperatures during summer are 48 oC and
33 oC respectively. During winter the average mean maximum and minimum temperatures are
21 oC and 05 oC respectively. The average annual precipitation is 115
mm and humidity between 40% to 60%.
Transmission coverage Area:
Kambar @ Shahdadkot, Khairpur, Larkana, Sukkur,
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2. SZABIST Edu
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